Fire drama at Cumbernauld shops

An investigation is underway into what caused the fire near the mini market
An investigation is underway into what caused the fire near the mini market

AN investigation is underway after a dramatic fire near several shops and businesses.

The blaze broke out in Ben Lawers Drive, Cumbernauld, just after 1.30am on Friday morning, and staff in a nearby taxi office had to flee the scene.

Firefighters spent eight hours at the incident, and Scottish Gas engineers were called as a gas meter was involved.

No-one was hurt.

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