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Emergency services / Fire crews extinguish tractor fire

Firefighters also alerted to incident on boat in Lerwick but they were not needed

THREE fire appliances from Lerwick and Scalloway were called out to a fire in a shed on Saturday morning.

One appliance from Lerwick and another from Scalloway were sent to the scene at the Burland Croft in Trondra after the call came in at 11.43am.

A fire on board a tractor was extinguished after a third appliance was called in to assist with water. No injuries were reported.

Fire crews were also called out on Saturday afternoon to reports of a fire on a fishing boat in Lerwick, but it had been extinguished before they arrived.

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