10th April 2020
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Fire at Total gas plant extinguished

A fire at the Total gas plant at Sullom Voe was extinguished early on Tuesday morning.

Fire crews from Brae, Hillswick, Scalloway, Lerwick and Sandwick were called to a report of a fire at the gas plant at around 10.45am.

However, only the Brae crew arrived at the scene where they discovered that the fire had already been extinguished.

The crew from Brae were able to examine the scene and ensure there was no danger before contacting the other crews to stand down.

The fire was reported to be extinguished and the crew from Brae left the scene at around 11.23am.

Your Comment

Please note, it is the policy of The Shetland Times to publish comments and letters from named individuals only. Both forename and surname are required.

Comments are moderated. Contributors must observe normal standards of decency and tolerance for the opinions of others.

The views expressed are those of contributors and not of The Shetland Times.

The Shetland Times reserves the right to decline or remove any contribution without notice or stating reason.

Comments are limited to 200 words but please email longer articles or letters to editorial@shetlandtimes.co.uk for consideration and include a daytime telephone number and your address. If emailing information in confidence please put "Not for publication" in both the subject line and at the top of the main message.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.