The Scottish Government has pledged to introduce new legislation to bring forward a series of measures to improve fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
In his three decades in the fire service, firefighter Craig Thomson has seen first-hand the devastation a house fire can cause. Now he is working to prevent blazes and protect those who are most at risk from dying in their own home, especially those over 60.
Scottish fire safety rules for public buildings are a "lower standard" than England's, the Grenfell Tower inquiry has been told.
The roof of the V&A Dundee contains combustible building materials that has been linked to spread of the Glasgow School of Art fires and Grenfell Tower’s windows.
Safety advice has been issued at an Angus caravan park and risk assessments are being carried out across the district after a horrific fire which claimed the life of a pensioner.
A second Scottish council is using combustible cladding linked to a deadly London tower-block blaze, The Courier can reveal.
High-rise tower blocks in Tayside and Fife are clad with materials that fail to meet standards recommended by the Scottish Government’s fire safety experts.
Fife Council is to improve fire safety standards in all of its tower blocks in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.
Fewer than two percent of Dundee fire fighter call outs to student halls of residence in the past 20 months were to actual fires .
Fife Council says this video shows the cladding used on all local tower blocks is fire safe.