SFRS called out to fire at former day centre in Aberdeen

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Six pumps and three other vehicles attended at the centre in Mastrick

SFRS logo on appliance

At 8.49pm on Sunday (23 February 2014) Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting a fire at the former Burnside Day Centre, Mastrick Drive, Mastrick, Aberdeen.

The single storey building measured 100m x 20m and is currently disused and unoccupied.

On arrival crews were met with a severe fire within the building with flames coming from the roof.

A total of six pumps, one aerial appliance, an Incident Support Vehicle and an Incident Command Unit were used.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used five main jets and one aerial monitor to extinguish the fire which was brought under control by 10.21pm.

Firefighters successfully contained the fire and prevented it spreading to the remainder of the building. Thirty per cent of the building has been destroyed by fire.

The cause is currently unknown and an investigation will be carried out today (24 February 2014).