19th September 2018
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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...

Chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery

Chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery

0 comments, 14/11/2016, by in News

Fire crews have been called out to a chemical incident at Girlsta hatchery this morning.Two fire engines from Lerwick arrived after receiving a call at 10.30am, with police also in attendance.Police officers blocked off the road leading to the site.A fire service spokesman said "crews ha... Read more...

Flight plans offer new hope for Skerries

Flight plans offer new hope for Skerries

0 comments, 22/10/2016, by in News

Signs of renewed hope are emerging in Skerries with plans to have air services to and from the remote island reinstated.The community was left to rely solely on the inter-island ferry for connections with the Mainland after air operator Direct Flight brought flights to a halt.Services had to... 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...

Chimney fire

Chimney fire

0 comments, 23/10/2015, by in News

A fire crew from Lerwick was called to a chimney fire at a home in Tresta this afternoon.Firefighters received the call at about 13.15pm where fire had spread from a Rayburn into a cupboard.The fire in the cupboard was out on arrival, however firefighters used chimney rods and a stirrup pump... Read more...