Overnight fire engulfs Midlothian car showroom

Fire crews rushed to the scene overnight.Fire crews rushed to the scene overnight.
Fire crews rushed to the scene overnight.
A number of vehicles are thought to be damaged following a blaze at a Midlothian car showroom in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Emergency crews raced to DLG Autos in Bonnyrigg overnight after a fire broke out at around 2am.

A video posted on Facebook shows police blocking off the area to locals as the blaze burns behind fence outside the showroom.

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It is understood several cars were damaged in the incident, however no casualties were reported.

Police were on the scene to assist fire crews in their operation.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 2.04am on Thursday, September 5 to reports of vehicles on fire in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire engines to the town’s Sherwood Industrial Estate, where firefighters were met by a fire impacting three cars.

“Crews extinguished the fire and made the area safe before leaving the scene.

“There were no casualties.”