Investigation into cause of Mac fire begins

The extent of the damage is clear as firefighters tackle the last pockets of the second fire at the Mackintosh Building in Glasgow, June 2018

Fire chief warns probe will complex and time-consuming

The investigation into how a second fire was able to sweep through Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building has begun.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has started collecting evidence from the scene, but warned it would be a complex job that would take time.

Fire investigators said they would work closely with the police as they seek to establish the exact sequence of events.

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