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Fire crews tackle large blaze at former hotel in Macduff

Fire at Highland Haven Hotel, Macduff Image copyright Lisa Wood

Emergency services were called out to tackle a large fire at a former hotel in Aberdeenshire.

About 10 fire appliances were brought in to fight the flames at the Highland Haven in Shore Street, Macduff.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received calls about the blaze at the harbour-front hotel at about 23:30 on Saturday.

It is understood the building has been unoccupied.

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Image caption The fire broke out in the former Highland Haven Hotel late on Saturday

About 70 firefighters were involved in the operation, and stopped the blaze spreading to nearby buildings.

An investigation has been launched into the cause.

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