FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a family home in West Lothian this evening.
Three crews were called out to Falside Crescent, Bathgate, to reports of a chip pan fire shortly before 6pm.
Photographs show the residential street cordoned off and emergency vehicles arriving.
One witness said: "People are either end of the street, it's as if they've been evacuated."
Ambulances were also seen arriving but it was unclear whether anyone was hurt.
A spokesman said: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 5.59pm on Monday, May 20 to reports of a fire within a property on Fallside Crescent in Bathgate.
"Operations Control mobilised three fire appliances to the scene, where crews extinguished a fire within the kitchen of a two-storey property.
"Firefighters left the scene at 7.32pm after ensuring the area was made safe."