Firefighters battle car blaze after explosion near school
Firefighters have been battling a blaze after a car exploded near a Fife school.
The explosion happened at around 1.15pm this afternoon on Macindoe Crescent in Kirkcaldy, close to St Mary's Primary and Andrews High Schools.
A spokeswoman said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 1.19pm on Thursday, November 2 to reports of a car on fire at Macindoe Crescent, Kirkcaldy.
“Operations Control immediately mobilised two fire appliances to the scene and firefighters used powerful water jets to extinguish the fire.
“One casualty was treated on scene by paramedics.
“ Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that one man was treated for an injury to his hand, but was not taken to hospital.
A Police Scotland spokesman confirmed that they had been in attendance.
Updates to follow