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A huge plume of smoke could be seen miles away from the wildfire on Carman Hill in Renton, near Dumbarton on Thursday evening. Photos shared on social media showed smoke rising from the blaze, believed to be a grass fire.

The smoke can be seen for miles across West Dunbartonshire in videos shared online.

No injuries were reported.

Heart Scotland News tweeted: “Around 20 firefighters are tackling a large grass fire on Carman Hill in Renton near Dumbarton.

“A huge plume of smoke can be seen for miles around. No reports of injuries.

The vegetation on the hillside is said to be very dry after little rain in the area for some time.

Local residents reported that the wildfire was still burning strong hours after it was first spotted.

The fire reportedly started Thursday afternoon.

Videos appear to show two separate fires on Carman Hill.

One fire can be seen rising from the Carman Reservoir and another burning along the ridge towards Cardross and Castlehill.

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This notice was published: 2022-04-28 23:28:00

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