FIRE crews are tackling a blaze at a hotel in Glasgow city centre.

Emergency services were called to the St Enoch Hotel shortly after 8pm this evening.

Four fire appliances are at the venue on Howard Street, meaning roads are currently closed to motorists.

One passer-by videod the incident.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "We are currently in attendance in the city centre.

"We were called at 8.03pm.

"The fire is on the second floor of a property and we have four breathing apparatus sets and two hose reels in use."

Glasgow City Council's Traffcom alerts advise that Howard Street is closed at Dixon Street.

Drivers are advised to use an alternative route and it is not known how long the road closure will last.