FIREFIGHTERS remain at the scene of the major blaze at the derelict Station Hotel building in Ayr.

At the height of the blaze, 15 appliances and their crews attended the fire, which broke out shortly after 5.30pm on Monday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) says crews are still working to put out the blaze.

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Train services to and from Ayr were suspended immediately on the discovery of the fire and remain cancelled this morning - with disruption to ScotRail services expected to last until at least Wednesday.

An SFRS spokesperson said: “We still have a number of firefighters on scene at a fire within the Station Hotel, Ayr.

“At present, this morning, we have five appliances at the incident, where crews are working to estinguish the fire.

“Initially we were alerted at 5.37pm to reports of a fire within the Station Hotel.

“At its height, operations control mobilised 15 appliances to the scene.

“No casualties have been reported.”