ONE person was taken to hospital following a fire on the 13th floor of a high rise block of flats on Great Western Road.

Earlier today, we reported that five people have been injured after the fire.

Emergency crews had rushed to the flats, near Keal Avenue, just after 9pm on May 17.

Four engines and a height vehicle put out the fire and the casualties were taken into the care of ambulance staff.

Police Scotland confirmed one 33-year-old man was taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary showing signs of smoke inhalation and was later discharged.

Officers assisted the fire service and residents were able to return to their homes once the smoke had dissipated and the Fire Service had established there was no further danger.

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The force confirmed that there appears to be no suspicious circumstances.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 9.12pm on Tuesday, May 17 to reports of a fire within a multi-storey block of flats on Great Western Road, Glasgow.

"Operations Control mobilised four appliances and a height vehicle to the scene, where crews worked to extinguish a fire affecting the 13th floor.

"Five casualties were handed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

"Firefighters left after making the area safe."

A spokesperson for Wheatley Homes Glasgow, who is responsible for the tenants at the building, said: “Our staff were at the scene very quickly after the fire broke out. 

“We are doing everything we can to help any residents affected.”