COPS have launched an investigation after a building was deliberately torched in Glasgow.

It comes after emergency crews raced to a report of a fire on Tynecastle Street in the city's East End at around 7.45am on Monday, November 13.

In total, four fire vehicles attended the scene and battled the blaze.

It is understood no one was injured during the incident.

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A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 7.45am on Monday, November 13, 2023, police received a report of a fire at a building in Tynecastle Street, Glasgow.

"SFRS attended and extinguished the fire.

"There were no reports of anyone injured.

"Police are treating the fire as wilful and enquiries are ongoing."

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: “We were alerted at 7.28am on Monday, November 13, to reports of a building fire on Tynecastle Street, Glasgow. 

“Operations control initially mobilised two appliances to the scene however on arrival increased to four appliances.

“Firefighters worked hard to extinguish a fire affecting a single-storey building.

“No casualties were reported, and crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

A spokesperson for the Scottish Ambulance Service added: “We received a call at 7.36am to attend an incident on Tynecastle Street, Glasgow.

"Four ambulances were dispatched to the scene.”