The Dundee fire service is helping deal with a huge blaze at a building at St Andrews University.
The fire took hold on the third floor of the biomolecular science building just before 5pm today.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service units from St Andrews, Cupar, Tayport and Anstruther were initially called to the scene and are understood to have been joined by an aerial platform from Dundee.
St Andrews Chemistry building fire spreading through the cladding. pic.twitter.com/jRtf2hRArX
— Neil Lawson (@NeilLawson) February 10, 2019
Due to a building fire at St Andrews University, police are advising people to avoid the area until further notice.#PlanAhead
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Video posted on the St Andrews Photo Corner Facebook page showed the speed at which the fire took hold of the building.
See the original story The Courier for more on this incident.