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Blaze destroys Shetland's Bod Ayre seaweed factory

A fire which destroyed a seaweed processing factory in Shetland is being investigated.

Bod Ayre exports seaweed products across Europe.

The alarm was raised at the company premises in the early hours of Thursday morning, and Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene.

The owners are now trying to find temporary premises and have pledged to carry on with the business.

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