Firefighters extinguish early morning flat fire in Coatbridge

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue was alerted at 1.02am on Tuesday, November 20 to reports of a fire in block of flats in Coatbridge.

Operations control provided fire survival guidance to three people and immediately mobilised a number of fire engines to the five storey block in Stewart Court.

Crews rescued one adult and three children using a ladder and led a further two adults and two children to safety.

Firefighters extinguished the fire on the ground floor and left after ensuring the area was made safe.