27th May 2019
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Chimney fire

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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 to extinguish the remaining flames.

Nobody was injured and the crew left at 2.45pm.


About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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