Fire in Bungalow at Brora, Sutherland

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Firefighters respond to a number of 999 calls reporting a fire in a bungalow in Brora.

At 9.30pm last night (Sunday 21st July) Operations Control in Inverness received the first of seven 999 calls reporting a fire in a bungalow in Brora.

Crews from Golspie and Helmsdale were mobilised to the incident and on arrival found the single storey house well alight.  Four firefighters wearing full breathing apparatus and equipped with 2 hose reel water jets brought the fire in the house under control and continued to fight and extinguish the fire in the roof space.

One male was treated for minor heat burns and taken to hospital in a road ambulance as a precautionary measure for smoke inhalation.

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