16th July 2019
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Fire onboard Yell Sound ferry

Fire onboard Yell Sound ferry

Emergency services have been called to deal with a fire onboard the council ferry Daggri at Toft Pier. The fire broke out at around 11.30am. Fire services received the call requesting assistance. Crews from Brae, Scalloway and Lerwick attended the scene. All passengers and crew are safe an... Read more...

Whalsay house fire

Whalsay house fire

A number of fire engines were called to the scene of a house fire in Whalsay on Wednesday afternoon. The fire service was alerted to the blaze at the Schoolhouse at Brough, next to the Shoard charity shop, at 3.49pm and appliances from Whalsay, Brae, Hillswick and Lerwick attended. As of 5pm t... Read more...

Car fire in Sandwick

Car fire in Sandwick

Firefighters were called out to a car fire in Sandwick on Tuesday morning. One appliance from the village attended the scene at Park Wynd after being alerted to the fire at 8.56am. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze which was extinguished by 9.35am. T... Read more...