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Emergency services / House fire in Dunrossness

FIREFIGHTERS attended a house fire in Dunrossness on Tuesday morning.

Crew from Sumburgh, Sandwick and Lerwick were alerted at around 6.30am after the occupants heard a loud noise from house’s utility room.

The fire was extinguished by 10am.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 6.32am on Tuesday, 20 August to reports of fire within a dwelling near Dunrossness on Shetland.

“Operations control mobilised three fire appliances to Serene Hame and firefighters worked to extinguish the flames. Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”