19 Jun 2018

Muriel Gray: No clear answers on what caused Glasgow fire


It’s been gutted by fire – and reduced to an empty shell. But what’s left of the historic Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art is said to be mostly “structurally solid”, after initial assessments were carried out.

Friday’s fire broke out four years after another devastating blaze and the building was mid-way through multi-million pound renovation work.

We spoke to the Chair of the Board of Governors, Muriel Gray, and began by asking her if they’re any clearer on how the fire started.

Kier Construction say an agreed fire safety strategy was implemented and they are continuing to work with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.