CREWS are currently battling a large fire in Kirkintilloch.

The incident is taking place in Whitegates Business Park on Lenzie Road.

The alarm was raised just before 1pm after which six engines dashed to the area.

One eyewitness at the scene described the fire as “major.”

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She added: “I’ve just picked my grandson up from his nursery there as they’ve been evacuated. It’s the building next to there that’s on fire. All the children and staff from the nursery are safely away from any danger.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We are currently tackling a fire within a single-storey industrial premise at Whitegates Business Estate in Kirkintilloch.

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“Operations Control mobilised six fire engines and an aerial appliance after the alarm was raised at 12.53pm on Tuesday, June 25.

“There are no reported casualties.”