Crews tackle wildfires on Isle of Barra

Crews tackle wildfires on Isle of Barra
 

Firefighters have been tackling three wildfires on Barra in the Outer Hebrides.
They were joined by coastguard and RNLI volunteers and members of the public to try to extinguish the flames.
The fires, which were all in close proximity, near Cuithir Barra, were reported at 19:38, 23:15 and 05:40.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokesman said a nearby property was evacuated but there was now "no threat to livestock or properties".
He added: "Currently all three fires have been extinguished, but fire services will continue to check the sites through out the day to make sure they... read more

 
4 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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