Police Probe Derelict Gates Factory Fire – Dumfries

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Police Officers in Dumfries are investigating a fire at the old Gates Factory, Edinburgh Road, Dumfries that started last night (Monday 7th June) at around 9.00pm.

A Police Spokesperson stated “At About 9.50 pm on 7 June 2021 The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service were alerted to an ongoing fire at the factory. Fortunately, no one was injured.

A number of enquiries are being carried out, however, we are looking for anyone who was passing the area around the time and saw anything or for anyone who was driving past and has dashcam footage to contact the Police.

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind people of the dangers of entering/hanging about abandoned or disused buildings.”

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