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16 September 2020 10:38

THE Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow has been evacuated this morning amid a suspected fire.

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital fire: cladding removed from side of building as staff and patients evacuated

Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has been partially evacuated due to a suspected fire this morning. Footage from the scene shows staff gathering outside of the hospital entrance, with fire crews in attendance. The fire is believed to have taken place of the ground floor of the hospital, prompting the evacuation of the ground floor only. There are no reports or any injuries at this time. Follow all the latest updates here.

THE Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow has been evacuated this morning amid a suspected fire. Fire crews have confirmed they're currently on the scene of the superhospital, as reports emerge of a ground floor blaze. 1 The QEUH in Glasgow Credit: Alamy Live News Video footage has surfaced online of staff, visitors and patients standing outside the main building. The clip shows that an area between the main entrance and the children's hospital has been taped off. It is unclear at this time how the suspected fire is said to have started.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called at around 9.22am to reports of a 'suspected fire' at Queen Elizabeth University Hosptial. "There have been no reports of any causalities. We have four appliances in attendance." More to follow. Most read in News BRUTAL ATTACK Man stabbed to death near Glasgow shopping centre named as gangland figure SIX FIX Sturgeon admits she may rewrite 'rule of 6' amid claims poorest kids hit hardest BLAZE DEATH Man dies after accidentally 'setting himself on fire' outside Greenock flat RECOUNT Number of Scots Covid hospital patients slashed as stats overplayed by 80 per cent Exclusive WANTED MEN Scots 'Escobar Brothers' are 'in luxury Brazil hideout posing as rich tourists' Exclusive FOWL PLAY Scots dad threatened he'd 'f*****g kill' neighbour in boozy row over pet fowl Tributes paid to tragic asylum seeker Mercy Baguma at Glasgow vigil as mourners sing Amazing Grace We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at [email protected] or call 0141 420 5300 As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. Close