Fire crews were called out to a blaze near Irvine beach last night.

The fire was extinguished after a fire crew were called out at arounfd 7.30pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 7.33pm on Tuesday, June 26 to reports of a fire in the open in Irvine.

“Operations Control mobilised one fire engine to Marine Drive, where firefighters extinguished the fire.

“There were no casualties.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area had been made safe.”