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In Pictures: Major fire guts Glasgow’s Mackintosh Building

Crews were called to the building in the city centre at around 11.20pm on Friday.

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The scene in Glasgow after a fire at the Mackintosh Building (Douglas Barrie/PA)

The scene in Glasgow after a fire at the Mackintosh Building (Douglas Barrie/PA)

The scene in Glasgow after a fire at the Mackintosh Building (Douglas Barrie/PA)

A major blaze has caused “extensive” damage at Glasgow’s famed Mackintosh Building, a fire officer said.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service deputy assistant chief officer Peter Heath said the Glasgow School of Art building had been “extensively damaged by fire” that had “spread very rapidly”.

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