Asbestos alert in Cessford Farm fire near Morebattle
- 26 August 2013
- From the section South Scotland
Firefighters have been dealing with a fire at a Borders farm in which 75 tonnes of straw bales was reported to be well-alight.
The alarm was raised at Cessford Farm near Morebattle at about 01:00 on Monday.
The fire was treated as a chemical incident due to an asbestos roof on the building used to store the straw.
A crew from Galashiels remained at the scene of the fire for much of the day.