Ocean Kinetics - The Engineering Experts

Emergency services / Man rescued from house fire in Lerwick

A MAN was rescued from a house fire in the Hill Grind area of Lerwick on Thursday night.

The fire service said the man was given oxygen therapy before being handed into the care of paramedics.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 10.17pm on Thursday, October 8 to reports of a dwelling fire at Hill Grind, Lerwick.

“Operations control mobilised three appliances to the scene, where crews rescued one male casualty from the two-storey property.

“He was given oxygen therapy before being handed into the care of paramedics.

“Firefighters worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene.”

Tags
Scottish Parliament election, 6 May 2021