Glasgow fire: St Simon’s Church gutted in overnight blaze

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A historic Glasgow church has been gutted by flames, after more than 30 firefighters were called out to an early morning blaze.

Emergency services were sent to St Simon’s Church in Partick Bridge Street after the alarm was raised at 02:40.

Neighbouring properties were evacuated and one person was assisted from the building and given precautionary treatment at the scene

The Archdiocese of Glasgow said it was a “sad end for a much-loved” church.