A FIRE has broken out in a Kilwinning pub.

Fire crews are currently on the scene battling the blaze at Decantors, next door to Aldo's Fish and Chip shop.

Our shocking video shows the old pub go up in flames this afternoon sparking the emergency response.

It is not known if there is any casualties at this time.

Byres Road has been closed off and cars and buses have been diverted through the town.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "About 1.13pm on Wednesday, July 10, Police Scotland were alerted by Scottish Fire and Rescue to reports of a building fire at Byres Road, Kilwinning. 

"Officers are currently at scene assisting with traffic control in the area."

Video Credit: Maggie Brown