Firefighters and police are currently attending to a car on fire on a busy Kilwinning street.

Police officers were asked to attend by fire crews at the scene on Almswall Road this afternoon (Wednesday, November 1).

A spokeswoman from Police Scotland told the Herald: "About 1.20pm Police Scotland were contacted by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service advising their attendance at a car on fire on Almswall Road in Kilwinning. 

"No persons were reported as being within the vehicle. Police officers are currently in attendance assisting with fire control." 

A spokeswoman from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 1.20pm to reports of a car on fire at Almswall Road, Kilwinning.

“Operations Control immediately mobilised one fire appliance to the scene and firefighters used a powerful hose to extinguish the fire.

“The crew remains on scene ensuring the area is made safe.”