The historic Glasgow School of Art in Scotland has been ravaged by a ardor, precisely four years only after it devastated by another blaze.

Images posted on social media on Friday demo flames and inhaled billowing from the roof of the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building.

Flames and inhaled slow-paced acts by more than 120 firefighters to put out the inferno that started late Friday night.

Glasgow notorious School of Art has been devastated by a flame, the second such inferno in four years ( PA)

Extensive damage was reported at a nearby nightclub as well while the fervor likewise spread to neighboring belongings, to move to various evacuations.

The school tweeted: “There is a fire at the Mackintosh Building. The fire brigade are currently on stage. We will report back with bulletin informs as soon as possible.”

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service deputy assistant Peter Heath said the fire was “extensive” and altered every floor of the building ( PA)


Fire razed the building in May 2014, and a restoration programme had been reverting the art clas to its onetime glory.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service deputy assistant Peter Heath said the fire was “extensive” and affected every flooring of private buildings, including those that were being recovered. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

The Glasgow School of Art was designed by celebrated Scottish inventor Charles Rennie Mackintosh and built between 1897 and 1909

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s firstly diplomat, said she was heartbroken by the flame, tweeting: “This is clearly an extremely serious situation. My first expects tonight are for the safety of beings – but my heart likewise breaks for Glasgow’s beloved @GSofA. ”

She later wrote: “Such a sad morning in Glasgow. So eased that there has been no loss of life. And so full of esteem and gratitude for @fire_scot. But it is hard to find utterances to convey the utter suffering felt here and around the world for the iconic Mackintosh building”

Paul Sweeney, the shadow Scottish ambassador, tweeted: “Devastated that a major shoot has broken out at the Glasgow School of Art tonight, ” adding that it was “the most architecturally important building in Glasgow.”


The landmark building had been due to reopen next year after recovery following the 2014 ardor

Scottish Secretary David Mundell said the UK government “stands ready to help” deal with the the consequences of the fire at the building.

The Glasgow School of Art is one of Scotland’s most cherished builds.

It was designed by celebrated Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and constructed between 1897 and 1909.