The fire service have extinguished a blaze in a derelict building in Paisley.

Fire broke out across from the old Bruce TV shop in Well Street in the town at 12.47am today.

The majority of Well Street is set for demolition with most of the buildings vacant and boarded up.

A number of buildings in and around the area and been set alight in recent months.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service told The Herald: “At around 00:47 am on Saturday 29 June, we received a call reporting a dwelling fire in the well street area of Paisley.

“Two appliances and a high reach appliance were dispatched but due to the nature of the incident, SFRS increased the number of appliances attending the incident to six.

“Scottish Fire and Rescue teams are still in attendance but the fire has been fully extinguished and only one appliance remains on the scene.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Well Street in Paisley is closed at Brown Street due to a fire which was reported around 1am on Saturday, 29 June. Officers are assisting Scottish Fire and Rescue Service with traffic management.

“There are no reported injuries.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area.”

All photo credits: David Cameron / Renfrewshire News

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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