Fire and Rescue

Two fire call-outs at the same time

FIRE services in Shetland were a little stretched this lunchtime when two call-outs to opposite ends of the islands occurred at the same time. Two appliances from Brae and Scalloway were initially called to Mossbank at 12.16pm where an electric cooker in a house had developed a fault. There was no fire, and after checking […] Shetland News …


More than 40 fire fighters tackle landfill blaze

FIRE fighters are confident they have “broken the back” of an underground blaze at the Gremista landfill site and that the fire will be extinguished later tonight (Wednesday). At the height of the fire on Wednesday morning more than 40 fire fighters from across the Shetland mainland were deployed in tackling the blaze. Appliances from […] Shetland News …