Woman Airlifted To Hospital After Blaze Call-Out

16 January 2017, 06:21

Glasgow Royal Infirmary

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after emergency services were called to a fire at a house in South Ayrshire.

The 23-year-old was taken by helicopter to Glasgow Royal Infirmary, where her condition is not known.

Fire crews said they were called to a report of a blaze at a property in Lochlea Drive, Ayr, shortly after 4pm.

Three fire engines were sent to the scene but the flames were extinguished before the crews arrived.

''A female casualty was transferred to Glasgow Royal Infirmary,'' a spokeswoman said.

Police Scotland confirmed they were alerted to a report of a 23-year-old woman having been injured at a property in the street.

A spokesman said: ''Emergency services attended and the woman was taken by heli-med to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment.

''Her current condition is unknown. Nobody else was injured and inquiries are at early stage to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.''