A fire at a building in Paisley is being treated as deliberate, police have revealed.

We previously reported how 999 crews rushed out Tannahill Road around 12.30am on Friday, April 5.

In total, three fire trucks were sent to the scene where crews battled the fire.

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They then left the area shortly after 3am.

Now, cops have confirmed that they are treating the incident as "wilful" and have launched an investigation.

A police spokesperson said: “Around 12.55am on Friday, April 5, officers received a report of a fire at a building on Tannahill Road, Paisley.

“The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

“The fire is being treated as wilful and enquiries are ongoing.”

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: “We were alerted at 12.33am on Friday, April 5, to reports of a derelict building on fire on Tannahill Road, Paisley.

"Operations control mobilised three fire appliances to the scene.

"Crews left at 3.15am after ensuring the area was safe."