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Whalsay house fire

Whalsay house fire

A number of fire engines were called to the scene of a house fire in Whalsay on Wednesday afternoon.The fire service was alerted to the blaze at the Schoolhouse at Brough, next to the Shoard charity shop, at 3.49pm and appliances from Whalsay, Brae, Hillswick and Lerwick attended.As of 5pm t... Read more...

Car fire in Sandwick

Car fire in Sandwick

Firefighters were called out to a car fire in Sandwick on Tuesday morning.One appliance from the village attended the scene at Park Wynd after being alerted to the fire at 8.56am.Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze which was extinguished by 9.35am. T... Read more...

Caravan fire

Caravan fire

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in Lerwick on Sunday afternoon.Two appliances from Lerwick were called out at around 3.30pm to the fire on Sea Road, where they say a caravan was on fire within a disused building.The fire was extinguished by 4.40pm and police were also alerted... Read more...

Fire brigade puts out blaze in caravan

Fire brigade puts out blaze in caravan

0 comments, 07/02/2017, by in News

Two fire engines were involved putting out a fire in a caravan in Burra last night. The appliances – one from Scalloway and one from Lerwick - were sent after the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was alerted at 8.03pm to the fire at Bridge End. Fire officers used small tools and a hose re... Read more...

Fire at Girlsta

Fire at Girlsta

0 comments, 28/01/2017, by in News

The fire brigade was called to a house garage in Girlsta at 11am yesterday after an oil boiler caught fire. Two appliances from Lerwick and Scalloway attended the scene where one hose reel jet and small tools were used to tackle the fire. Fire crews remained in attendance till 12.26pm. Read more...

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...

Rubbish fire

Rubbish fire

0 comments, 21/05/2016, by in News

Lerwick fire brigade was called to a fire in some rubbish at North Lochside early this morning. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said that one appliance used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire in “a small quantity of rubbish” at 4.21am. Read more...

Fire in skips near Brae

Fire in skips near Brae

The fire brigade put out a skip fire near Brae last night after receiving a call from the public at 9.42pm.One appliance from Brae attended the fire which was burning in two skips near the main road between Brae and Wethersta and put out the blaze with a jet and a hose reel jet. Firemen used two... Read more...