POLICE are investigating a deliberate fire at the old Seafield School on Friday evening, June 28. 

Shortly after 6pm, emergency services were called to the derelict building on Eglinton Road after reports of a fire, which is now being treated as wilful fireraising. 

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "About 6.05pm on June 28, police were contacted by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service regarding a fire at a disused building on Eglinton Road, Ardrossan

"The fire is being treated as wilful and enquiries into the circumstances are being conducted by local officers.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland by calling 101 and quoting incident number 3500 of 28th June. 

"Information can also be passed via the independent charity CrimeStoppers by calling 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained."

The Herald have contacted the building's owners for comment.