Three people, including a child, have been taken to hospital after fire broke out at one of Scotland’s most exclusive hotel.
Firefighters are tackling the blaze at the five-star Cameron House on the banks of Loch Lomond.
Crews were called at around 6.40am.
Pictures on social media showed guests and staff standing outside the hotel while emergency services took control of the area.
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A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 6.41am on Monday December 18 to reports of a fire that had taken hold within Cameron House Hotel, Balloch.
“Operations Control immediately mobilised four appliances and an aerial appliance to the scene.
“Firefighters are currently in the process of searching the building while fighting the fire using powerful water jets.
“The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service remains at the scene.”