Firefighters remain at scene of large wildfire in Goslpie

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Crews have remained at the scene overnight and throughout the day

More than 30 firefighters remain at the scene of a large wildfire in forest land on Ben Bhraggie, near Golspie.

Operations control mobilised a number of fire engines after the alarm was raised at 12.04am on Saturday, June 9.

Firefighters are working to contain and extinguish the flames.

There are no casualties.

Crews currently remain in attendance.

Local Senior Officer for Highland Rab Middlemiss, said: “The crews have been working effectively throughout the night and we continue to work towards preventing further spreadd of the fire.

“We will remain on scene for the rest of the day to extinguish it as soon as possible.

"I would like to express a sincere thank you to our crews on the ground and our firefighters in Operations Control for continuing to effectively co-ordinate our resources.

“I would also like to thank our partners and the wider local community for their outstanding support.”

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