In pictures and video: firefighters tackle Glasgow School of Art blaze

Firefighters are tackling a major blaze at an historic building of one of Europe's leading art schools.

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  • Broadcaster Muriel Gray, former student and current chairwoman of the school, arrived and burst into tears when she saw the buil

The fire at Glasgow School of Art's Charles Rennie Mackintosh building was reported at about 12.30pm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said four appliances were immediately sent from Cowcaddens, Yorkhill and Maryhill fire stations, and firefighters were on scene within four minutes.

Our photographers Martin Shields and Christian Cooksey was on the scene to capture images.

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