Amazon staff evacuated from Dunfermline depot after fire

The Amazon depot in Fife has been evacuated after a fire this evening.

Firefighters were deployed this evening.
Firefighters were deployed this evening.

The incident happened at around 9pm, and saw the workforce of the online retail giant moved outside after the alarm was sounded.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 9pm today after reports of a fire at the Amazon depot.

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“Two crews responded, one from Dunfermline and one from Lochgelly.

"It was a small fire within a storage box, which had been extinguished prior to our arrival.

"One crew still remains at the scene.”