Fire crews have been scrambled after neighbours report hearing an explosion an electrical substation substation in Fife.
Three fire appliances from Lochgelly and Kirkcaldy fire stations were alerted shortly after noon after an automatic alarm was raised and dispatched to the scene in Whitehall Drive, Cardenden.
Joanne Anderson was visiting relatives living opposite the station when she reports hearing a loud explosion.
“We heard a loud bang and went outside to see what it was and immediately heard a second loud explosion and saw flames leap into the air at the substation over the road.
“Fire crews were quickly on the scene in around five minutes.”
A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received an alarm at 12.04pm at an electrical substation in Whitehall Drive, Cardenden.
“On arrival crews found smoke coming from the facility and set about making the area safe.
“Crews were stood down at 1.10pm and have now left the scene.