SFRS attending a grass fire in Aberdeen's Bridge of Don area

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The fire involves a large area of grass in Parkhill Wood

Aberdeen City Appliance

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is currently in attendance at a grass fire within Parkhill Wood, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen.

The call was received at 2.10pm this afternoon (17 June 2015). One appliance from North Anderson Drive, one from Altens and the forestry unit with prime mover, also from Altens attended.

A large area of grass is affected by fire and crews are using a high pressure lance, shovels, grapes, fire beaters and buckets of water to deal with the blaze.

The incident is ongoing and firefighters are expected to be at the scene for some time yet.