Tag: fire

Columba Club Devastation

There’s nothing like a bird’s eye view! This was the scene earlier today, high above the former Columba Club following Sunday’s devastating fire. As you’ll recall, the derelict club was ravaged by fire just before 3pm last weekend, with black, billowing smoke seen many miles away. Emergency services got the blaze under control, but the […]

Columba Club Burns Down

We’re saddened to see the devastation caused today by the major fire at the Columba Club, Coatshill, Blantyre. The fire started sometime around 3pm today, Sunday 12 May 2019, with emergency services responding shortly after. As the flames took hold, thick black smoke engulfed the building. Police closed off nearby streets as firefighters got the […]

Vehicle Fire at Calder Street

Emergency services responded this morning when a car at Calderside Nursery Carpark caught fire. Shortly before 8am today, Wednesday 01 May 2019, the car was seen with smoke coming from it and calls were made for the fire service who promptly responded. The resulting smoke could be seen from as far away as the Village […]

High Blantyre Fire

Breaking News: A serious fire at Kirkton Avenue has been reported in High Blantyre, this evening Monday 25 February 2019. Emergency services have been in attendance since around 7.45pm. Up to 4 fire engines 2 ambulance and police cars are at the scene. It has been reported that a vehicle was on fire at the […]

Springwells Fire

A derelict tenement corner block caught alight earlier today, Friday 15 February 2019 at Springwells, Low Blantyre. The former Miller’s Fireplaces building was observed to be on fire around 10.15am and the fire brigade was called for. The fire was quickly extinguished before it took any significant hold on the building. The drama caused some […]

Breaking: Blantyre Asda Evacuated

Emergency Services attend Emergency services have arrived in the Blantyre ASDA carpark around 6pm this evening, Thursday 24 January 2019. This is the scene at present. The store is being evacuated with people asked to leave. Best avoid for now, if you were thinking of heading there. Photo Courtesy: Sowerby