Firefighters Quell Massive Fire on Scottish Moors

Firefighters Quell Massive Fire on Scottish Moors

Firefighters and forestry workers have stopped a moorland blaze at Drumburn Hill which started on Monday. There were fears it would spread to the adjacent 70-hectare forest near Kirkbean and Southwick.

The Forestry Commission provided off-road vehicles to get vital equipment to the site, as well as trying to get a water carrying helicopter to ‘bomb’ the heart of the fire.

More on this story @ STV News online and the Daily Mail.

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