Glenrothes incident proves there is smoke without fire

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters in Glenrothes dealt with an incident at the Brand Rex premises on Viewfield industrial estate on Wednesday.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a ‘strong smell of smoke’ in the area at 5.50pm, and used a portable ventilation fan and carbon dioxide extinguisher to deal with the problem.

There were no injuries, and an investigation found that the smoke was caused by an oven.

Firefighters had left the scene by 6.45pm as no sign of fire was discovered.