Scottish Fire and rescue are still in attendance at a fire at the Old Convent on Maxwell Street, Dumfries today, May 17th.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 7.25pm on Tuesday, May 16 to reports of a building on fire at Maxwell Street, Dumfries.
“Operations Control mobilised six fire appliances to the area, where firefighters were met by a well-developed fire.
“Two fire appliances currently remain on the scene with firefighters continuing to work towards extinguishing the fire. “There are no reported casualties.”
Chief Inspector Robin Ferguson said: “Around 7.30pm on Tuesday, 16 May, police were called to a report of a fire at a building in Maxwell Street, Dumfries.
“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire. There were a number of people in the area when the fire started and I would ask anyone with any information that may assist us to contact 101 with reference number 3392 of 16 May.”