A tenement fire in Glasgow has sparked an emergency response.

Fire crews raced to the Speirshall Close area of Yoker in the west of the city at around 9am on Tuesday morning.

Four engines are currently on the scene.

An image shared with the Glasgow Times shows the street taped off. 

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 9.06am on Tuesday, 7 March to reports of a dwelling fire in the Yoker area of Glasgow.

"Operations Control mobilised four appliances to Speirshall Close, where firefighters were met by a fire within a tenement building.

"Firefighters currently remain on the scene working to extinguish the fire."

Police Scotland have confirmed a woman has been taken to hospital.