More than 50 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a pet store in a retail park near a railway line.

Train services were disrupted while emergency services dealt with the incident in Perth. Firefighters were called to the scene at the Pets at Home store at St Catherines Retail Park at around 2.13am on Saturday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent 10 fire engines and other specialist appliances to the scene.

ScotRail tweeted that there was some disruption to services for a time as some lines were closed due to the fire.

However at around 8am they were informed that it was safe to reopen the line and said that services were returning to normal. There were no reports of any injuries.

A statement from the Scottish Fire and Rescue read: "More than 50 of our firefighters are currently tackling a large fire within St Catherines Retail Park in Perth.

"We have mobilised more than 10 fire engines to the scene and residents are asked to avoid the area due to road closures and allow emergency service access."

A Police Scotland statement read: "Police are assisting @fire_scot at St Catherine’s Retail Park in #Perth after a large fire was reported at around 2:25am this morning.