SIX firefighters at a station in Glasgow are self-isolating following a positive Covid-19 case.

One employee at Maryhill fire station has tested postive for the virus. 

A further five colleagues are self-isolating as a precaution.

Roddie Keith, a local senior officer for Glasgow at SFRS, said: “I can confirm that one firefighter at Maryhill Fire Station, Glasgow, recently tested positive for Covid-19 and a further five firefighters self-isolated in line with guidance from the Scottish Government.

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"We continue to offer them our fullest support.

"The fire station has remained operational. I would like to reassure the community that their safety is our highest priority and that emergency cover is being maintained across the area.”