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Glasgow School of Art burns but ‘treasured building saved'

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The heritage-listed building, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, is a unique art school and architecturally significant.

Firefighters battling the blaze at the iconic Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Macintosh Building in Glasgow City Centre have prevented the destruction of both the structure and the majority of its contents.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews are continuing work to fully extinguish the fire and save artworks. Buildings nearby, including the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) on Sauchiehall Street, were evacuated due to the risks presented by the blaze.

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