SEC in Glasgow evacuated and concert cancelled due to fire
Classical singer Russell Watson was due to appear on stage on Saturday evening.
A blaze has broken out at the SEC in Glasgow forcing the evacuation of the building and cancellation of a concert.
Classical singer Russell Watson was due to appear on stage at the Armadillo and was forced to cancel his performance.
Scottish fire and rescue service were called to the venue shortly after 6pm on Saturday after reports of smoke from the rear of the building.
Watson said on Twitter: "There has been a fire at the Glasgow SECC!!! We have been evacuated...OMG smoke bellowing from the back of the venue."
Later in a tweet he thanked fire crews for their work saying "we appreciate the job the fire service does".
The incident is currently ongoing with several appliances in attendance.
No one was available for comment at the SEC Centre but a message on their website said: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, tonight's show is cancelled."