999 crews rushed to a 'large rubbish' blaze at a former primary school in Neilston.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service says they were called to the incident near the old primary school in the village on High Street shortly after 9.30pm on Saturday, April 20.

The service says they were alerted to reports of a fire in the open by a member of the public initially.

They then sent one fire truck to the scene.

On arrival, crews said the fire was affecting a large rubbish pile and wasn't affecting the nearby building.

Fire teams remained in the area until 3.49am this morning (Sunday, April 21).

Currently, it is unclear how the fire started, however, luckily, no one was injured during the fire.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Around 10.30pm on Saturday, April 20, 2024, police received a report of a fire at a derelict property in High Street, Neilston.

"No-one was injured and enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire."