Sec­ond fire in a week

Evening Times - - NEWS -

FIVE fire crews were tack­ling a blaze in Pol­lok­shields – just one week af­ter a ten­e­ment build­ing was de­stroyed in a fire.

A ground-floor flat was on fire on Melville Street, with emer­gency ser­vices called to the scene shortly af­ter 7pm yes­ter­day,

A spokes­woman for the Scot­tish Fire and Res­cue Ser­vice con­firmed the in­ci­dent.

Last Mon­day, in the early hours, a build­ing col­lapsed on Al­bert Drive in Pol­lok­shields, forc­ing res­i­dents to flee.

More than 40 prop­er­ties were evac­u­ated.

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