Blaze scorches close in Kirkintilloch

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VANDALS have been blamed for starting a fire in a common close.

Shocked residents woke on Sunday morning to find their block had been targeted in Townhead.

The attack took place between 2am and 9am on Sunday, October 9.

A number of telephone books were set on fire, causing smoke damage to the walls of the stairwell.

It is believed that the close door had been left unsecured.

If you can help please call police on 0141 532 4400.