Altens Campus vehicle fire

March 28, 2023

College teams and the fire service responded to an incident at Altens Campus this morning.

At 8am a vehicle fire was identified in an automotive workshop. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

The fire was reported prior to classes beginning at 8.45am, with a limited number of staff and students on site at the time.

Emergency evacuation procedures were followed and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended. The fire was contained to a single vehicle and no significant damage was caused to the workshop.

The automotive workshop and an adjacent workshop remain closed to allow the NESCol health and safety team to carry out further assessment.

Students and staff were able to safely return to other areas of the college by 9am and disruption to learning has been minimised.

Students have been advised they should continue to follow timetables unless advised otherwise by their course leader.