A Saturday night blaze at Kilpatrick Hills was extinguished early on Sunday morning after fire crews had to wait until daylight to put it out.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was alerted to reports of a fire high on the hills late on Saturday evening but had to abandon efforts to put it out due to the dark night conditions.

Efforts were resumed at first daylight on Sunday with the SFRS confirming the flames were contained with no injuries.

An SFRS spokesperson told the Clydebank Post: "We were alerted at 10.45pm on Saturday, May 27 to reports of a grass fire on Kilpatrick Hills, Clydebank.

"Operations control mobilised one fire appliance to the scene, where firefighters worked to extinguish the fire.

Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter: The fire could be seen late on Saturday nightThe fire could be seen late on Saturday night (Image: Syed Farhan Haider)

"The crew re-attended the scene at 4.35am on Sunday, May 28, to check the area for hotspots and left at 6.11am after ensuring the area was safe.

"There were no casualties."

Ahead of the warm weekend, the SFRS issued a warning of a 'very high risk' of wildfires in a number of areas across Scotland.

They warned a build of dead grass and heather left over from last year posed an increased chance of fires spreading in the high temperatures.

Police confirmed they were made aware of a fire on the Old Kilpatrick Hills on Saturday night.