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Massive inferno rips through Scots bowling club as firefighters battle blaze

Firefighters are currently battling a huge fire that is making its way through the Scottish Bowling Club.

The crew traveled to Claremont Gardens in Milngavie, east Dunbartonshire, after receiving the alert at 7.14am today. Six fire engines have been dispatched to deal with the inferno that continues.

Dramatic photos of the incident show the fire engulfing the building – with the club’s roof and windows completely destroyed. Thick pockets of smoke can be seen billowing into the sky near local residences as firefighters work to douse the flames.

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Officers from Police Scotland were also present at the scene to assist firefighters with the ongoing incident. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Meanwhile, local residents have been asked to ensure all windows and doors remain closed due to the smoke in the atmosphere, particularly towards Ellangown Road. There were no reports of injuries.



The cause of the fire is still unknown

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 7.14am on Friday, 25 November, to reports of a fire in a building in Claremont Gardens, Milngavie. OCC mobilized a total of six firefighters and crew remained present.

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No casualties have been reported.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 7am on Friday, 25 November, police were called to the Claremont Drive area of ​​Milngavie, following a report of a fire at the local bowling club. Emergency services remain in the area and inquiries will be carried out to determine The cause of the fire.

There were no reports of injuries.

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