A fire broke out at Penninghame Social Club, near Newton Stewart.
There were no casualties but part of the single storey building has collapsed.
A fire is currently being attended to by firefighters at a social club in the Penninghame area of Newton Stewart.
A call to the fire service was made at 12:30 this afternoon (Wednesday 2 July). There are no reports of any casualties as a result of this incident, however the single-storey building has partially collapsed.
Crews are using three main water jets to tackle the fire. Scottish Fire and Rescue service resources at the scene include two appliances from Newton Stewart and one each from Gatehouse, New Galloway and Stranraer.
Members of the Fire Brigades union have been in disputes with the Government for three years over working conditions.
They will be on strike over the weekend, beginning at 12pm today.
Firefighters are asking everyone to take extra care.
They will be striking at the following times:
- 12pm - 5pm, Friday 2 May
- 2pm - 2am Saturday 3 May
- 10am - 3pm Sunday 4 May
Retained firefighters from Penrith are marching through the town on Saturday protesting about plans to cut one of their fire engines. Cumbria County Council says the proposals are based on evidence, not financial savings.
The Scottish MSP Joan McAlpine MSP is pledging her support to a fire dog detection team which she has described as a "vital service" to the local community.
A car has now been supplied to K9 Response, where it will be used by dog handler Duncan Carmichael to help with their life-saving work across the country.
Duncan and Billy the Fire Dog will use the car to visit the aftermath of fires thought to be suspicious to collect evidence.
The South of Scotland MSP has also been campaigning with Duncan for Fire Dogs to be used more widely in the Fire Service.
The 58-year-old was taken from the property in Balmoral Avenue after the kitchen
caught alight in the early hours of Saturday 30th March.
He was treated at the scene for the effects of smoke inhalation.
The new senior fire officer for the Borders, Peter Heath, has been talking to our reporter Jenny Longden about his new role:
The new senior fire officer in the Borders says the fire and rescue service in the region will be enhanced, even though it is being nationalised.
Peter Heath will head up the service in the Borders alongside Mid and East Lothian from an office at Galashiels Fire station.
The 45-year-old from Innerleithen was appointed to the role following the announcement that all eight fire and rescue services in Scotland will be merged into one.