7th April 2020
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Morning fire sweeps through garage in Yell

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Fire swept through a garage in Cullivoe this morning destroying the 20 metre building.

Crews from Yell found the domestic garage well alight after receiving the call shortly after 9.15am. Firefighters from Baltasound caught the ferry across from Unst and helped deal with the incident.

The crews used two hose-reel jets and two breathing apparatus sets in their efforts to put the blaze out.

The fire was declared extinguished at 10.13am, although fire fighters expected to be damping down for a further hour thereafter.

No-one was injured as a result of the fire.


About Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor has worked as a reporter since 1995, and has been at The Shetland Times since 2007, covering a wide variety of news topics. Before then he reported for other newspapers in the Highlands, where he was raised, and in Fife, where he began his career with DC Thomson. He also has experience in broadcast journalism with Grampian Television. He has lived in Shetland since 2002, where he harbours an unhealthy interest in old cars and motorbikes.

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