Highlands & Islands

Crews tackle wildfire at Fort George

Emergency crews tackled a wildfire on land around the Fort George army base in the Highlands on Tuesday evening.

The blaze moved through an area of heath before being brought under control by firefighters.

Locals reported being able to see the fire from several miles away, including the Kessock Bridge and parts of Inverness.

Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service were called out just after 20:00 and had the fire out by 23:30.

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