SFRS dealing with large shed fire at Gairlochy Holiday Park, Spean Bridge

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Firefighters have cordoned off the area as they have information that acetylene cylinders are present at the scene

Water Carrier

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is currently dealing with a large shed on fire at Gairlochy Holiday Park, Spean Bridge.

The call was received at 1.42pm this afternoon (22 April 2015). Two appliances from Fort William and one from Fort Augustus are at the scene. The water carrier from Inverness is also en route.

Crews are using a ground monitor (fixed hoses) to tackle the fire, which is still ongoing.

The 15m x 20m shed was well-alight when crews arrived and a dumper truck is also reported to be involved in the fire.

Firefighters have cordoned off the area and are tackling the fire from a safe distance as they have information about the presence of acetylene cylinders.

There is no further information at this time.

UPDATE (23 April 2014):

Crews cooled the acetylene cylinders to a safe condition and the last appliance left the scene around 7.15pm last night.

The building was destroyed as a result of the fire.

Fire Spean Bridge

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