SNP ministers plan to spend £300,000 chopping the bottoms off hundreds of classroom doors to try to stop the spread of Covid in schools.
However, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) urged councils to consult its safety teams first.
Their statement on the issue warned that classroom doors "play a key role in preventing smoke and fire from spreading within buildings".
Nicola Sturgeon said that the move was “basic common sense” and dismissed criticism of the plans.
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