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Glasgow hospital evacuated: Main entrance and children’s hospital blocked off

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The main entrance and the children’s hospital in Govan has been cordoned off. Footage shows emergency services, including fire engines, on the scene. People were reportedly ordered to  “get back” by firefighters. 

Reports suggest the evacuation took place due a fire on the ground floor. 

Witnesses have reported “a strong smell of smoke”. 

A witness told the Herald: “As I was walking from the multistorey to the main entrance, I saw about half a dozen fire engines along the bus stops.

“The fire fighters were telling everyone to get back and had cordoned off an area between the main entrance and the children’s hospital.

“A couple of them were standing pointing to the roof.

“There were loads of patients, like me, who were wondering what would happen to our appointments, but they wouldn’t give us any information.

“A nurse told me they thought it was a small fire.”

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