A PROBE is currently underway to determine the cause of a 'large' fire in Renfrewshire. 

Fire crews rushed to Blackstoun Road, in Paisley, yesterday afternoon after the blaze broke out. 

It is understood to have started in rubbish in an industrial yard at around 4pm. 

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Reports online suggest the smoke could be seen above nearby Glasgow's skyline. 

An SFRS spokesperson told The Gazette: “We were alerted at 4.02pm on Thursday, January 9 to reports of a large fire in the open near Blackstoun Road, Ferguslie Park, Paisley.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire appliances and firefighters extinguished the flames.

“Crews left after ensuring the area was made safe."

More to follow...

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