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Police investigate 'serious fire' in Dumfries

Police are making enquiries into the cause of the fire in IrongrayIndustrial Estate Credit: PA

Dumfries Police are investigating the cause of a "serious" fire that blazed through Shortridges Laundry in Irongray Industrial Estate in the early hours of this morning.

The Fire and Rescue Service managed to stop the fire, after it was discovered around 4am.

Several laundry units and cages, and part of the actual building were damaged by the blaze.

Police say the investigation is a joint effort between the Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.

We want to hear from anyone who may have been in the Irongray Industrial Estate through the night if they saw or heard anything suspicious.

No-one was injured in this incident however the damage is extensive.

– Sergeant Amy Ritchie, Dumfries Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dumfries Police on 101.