Fire in gas plant container

Fire engines went to a fire in a shipping container at Shetland Gas Plant near Mossbank last night to find the blaze had been put out before they arrived.

Appliances from Brae, Bixter and Hillswick were called out at 21.59pm after a transformer in the container caught fire. By the time the first engine arrived at 22.19 the fire had been extinguished. Two sets of breathing apparatus and and a powder extinguisher were nonetheless deployed as the scene was checked by firemen.


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