Lorry fire extinguished by workers

Fire took hold of the underside of a road tanker during an incident in Lerwick today.

Two appliances were sent following the report of a fire on the underside of a tanker, which was removing waste oil from a ship.

Fire control said the fire was out on arrival at the Greenhead incident and was extinguished by waste personnel.

The call was received shortly after noon. The incident was over within 20 minutes.


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