Two victims as Glasgow fire crews called for a fire on Wyndford Road from Maryhill

Firefighters were called last night to tackle a blaze in Maryhill that claimed two lives.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday after reports of smoke coming from an apartment on the third floor.

Six fire trucks were deployed at the height of the now extinct fire.

SFRS informed this morning that two people had been placed in the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service. Their condition is unknown at this point.

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A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘We were alerted at 5.48pm on Tuesday 16th November of reports of a fire on Wyndford Road, Glasgow.

“Operations control mobilized six fire trucks to the scene and firefighters extinguished a fire affecting an apartment on the third floor of a three-story building.

“Two injured were taken care of by the Scottish Ambulance Service and the crews left after making sure the area was secure.”

A Scottish Police spokesperson said: ‘Officers were called in to assist the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services in a blaze on Wyndford Road, Glasgow, of which police were informed at around 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday 16 November 2021. “