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Fire service called to incident at Gremista

Fire service called to incident at Gremista

08/09/2016, by in News

Five fire engines were called out to an incident at the Gremista Industrial Estate this morning.The local fire service was alerted to the situation at around 11.20am and five appliances attended the scene.There were 20 firefighters involved in the operation, using two hoses and ten sets of b... Read more...

Man dies in house fire

Man dies in house fire

Police this afternoon confirmed that a man died in a house fire at Clousta in the early hours of this morning. Police and the fire brigade will be launching a joint investigation following the fatality at the house at Skeotaing, near Noonsbrough. Eighteen firemen along with fire engines from Bixte... Read more...

Petition raised

Petition raised

17/04/2009, by in Public Affairs

A petition calling for a second ambulance for Shetland has been placed in shops throughout the Mainland.Malcolm Thomson from Olla­berry said he had been shocked to read in this paper of two recent cases when Shetland’s only ambulance equipped to A&E standards had been unable to respond to... Read more...

Ambulance chief promises to help

Ambulance chief promises to help

By ROSALIND GRIFFITHSA second ambulance for Shetland is a possibility being considered by service chiefs who visited the isles for talks with NHS Shetland on Monday.Acting chief executive of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) Pauline Howie said she was “absolutely committed” to making in ... Read more...