FIREFIGHTERS were today tackling a blaze at a derelict property in East Renfrewshire.

Crews were alerted after fire broke out in the building in Capelrig Road, Newton Mearns.

The blaze is believed to have started at around 9pm yesterday and firefighters remained at the scene today.

No-one was reported to have been around at the time of the fire and a probe will be carried out later into the cause.