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Firefighters tackle Banff property blaze


By Kyle Ritchie

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Fire crews were called to a blaze in Banff on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters from the town, Macduff, Portsoy and Aberchirder rushed to the incident at Seafield Crescent.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said they received the call at 11.23am.

Four fire crews attended the incident in Banff's Seafield Cresent.
Four fire crews attended the incident in Banff's Seafield Cresent.

The firefighters used six breathing apparatus, one jet and two hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, which was under control by 12.42pm.

It is understood to have started in property within a garden of a house and spread to a neighbouring home.

There was nobody injured in the incident.

Police were also in attendance at the scene.

Inspector Steven McDonald of the Banff policing team said: "The fire has been extinguished and there is damage to property but thankfully no one has been injured.

"Enquiries into the cause of the fire are under way and there will be a continued police presence in the area.

"Anyone who has any information, please contact us on 101, quoting incident number 1125 of June 9, or anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."


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