A deliberately lit fire in a Glasgow tenement close to the police station has sparked an investigation.

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Police are investigating a deliberately lit fire in a Glasgow tenement.

At around 1.50pm this afternoon, emergency services rushed to Shaw Street in the Govan area of the city.

A police cordon was visible in photos from the scene.

A fire was deliberately started in a tenement close in Govan, prompting police investigation.

At around 1.50 p.m. this afternoon (January 15), emergency services rushed to Shaw Street in the Govan area of the city.

A police cordon was in place, as were two fire engines and an ambulance, according to pictures taken at the scene.

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Thankfully, no one was hurt or had to be evacuated as a result of the incident.

The fire is being investigated as a deliberate act, according to police.

“Around 1.50pm on Saturday, 15 January 2022 officers were called to a report of a fire within a common close on Shaw Street in Glasgow,” a Police Scotland spokesperson said.

“There were no injuries or evacuations required.”

The fire is being investigated as a deliberate act.”

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