Fire crews tackle blaze at for­mer school build­ing

The Scotsman - - AROUND SCOTLAND -

Fire crews have been tack­ling a large blaze at a for­mer Aberdeen school.

A large plume of smoke could be seen across the sky­line yes­ter­day morn­ing due to the in­ci­dent at Victoria Road School.

Po­lice said Victoria Road was closed in both di­rec­tions while fire crews dealt with the blaze in the Torry area of the city.

Victoria Road School - seen as a lo­cally sig­nif­i­cant gran­ite build­ing - shut its doors in 2008.

An S FR S spokesman said :“Fire fight­ers cur­rently re­main on the scene work­ing to ex­tin­guish the fire.”

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