Overnight fire engulfs Midlothian car showroom

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

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 10:22 am
Fire crews rushed to the scene overnight.

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.

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

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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.”