Firefighters battle ‘large and well developed’ blaze in Greenock

Police have told people to remain clear as firefighters battle a large blaze in Greenock.

The fire, at a building on Jamaica Street, is said to have started at around 5pm on Thursday.

A fire in Greenock
A fire in Greenock

A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “Operations Control mobilised a number of fire engines to the town’s Jamaica Street, where firefighters were met by a large and well developed fire.

“Crews currently remain on the scene working to extinguish the fire.”