Guidis fire Airdrie: owners devastated after the fire of an Italian restaurant
OWNERS of a popular restaurant shared their devastation following a massive fire that destroyed the building.
Firefighters were called to report the Rochsolloch Road fire at 12:50 am last night.
It has been confirmed that all staff are safe.
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Patrons of the Italian restaurant said on Facebook: “Hello everyone. As most of you have heard, we had a serious fire at the restaurant last night.
“We are devastated and are slowly trying to deal with what happened. The most important thing is that no one was present at the time and therefore all of our staff are safe.
“We will let you all know when we have more news. Thank you all for your kind messages and support.”
Our Agony Aunt Janice Bell is local to Guidis.
She said: “Family and friends called, devastated by this sad news because Guidis was not just a place to eat and drink, it’s part of all of us who have ever celebrated a birthday or anniversary. birthday, etc., enjoyed the food amazing, or staggered home after our first jug of Sheep Dip.
“The establishment has remained a favorite because of its high standards and wonderful family atmosphere, and during the lockdown, a Guidis food delivery kind of gave us meaning or normalcy. Thanks for the memories and here’s for many more.
A Scottish Police spokeswoman said: ‘At around 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday 11 August officers were called in about a fire at a restaurant in Rochsolloch Road, Airdrie.
“Officers are present and we are working with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to establish the cause of the fire.”
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services said: ‘We were alerted at 12:49 am on Wednesday 11 August of the announcement of a building on fire in Rochsolloch Road, Airdrie.
“The operations control immediately mobilized two devices on the scene and on their arrival, the firefighters found a well-lit restaurant on one level.
“Additional resources have been mobilized, including four other devices and teams remain on the scene as they work to extinguish the fire and secure the area. No casualties were reported. ”