Hawick: High Street sealed off as crews battle nearby fire

THE High Street of a Borders town is currently closed due to a fire at a nearby property.

Firefighters and police officers were called to deal with the blaze in Hawick at around 5.40pm.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.40pm we were called to a report of a fire at a property on Crown Close, Hawick.

“Officers are currently assisting the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. The High Street is currently closed and we would ask people to avoid the area.”

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