Crowd on fire as Vikings invade Lerwick

By Ann-Marie Parry

Published: 29/01/2014

The crowd roared as the streets were plunged into darkness last night, moments before a massive red glow from hundreds of torches illuminated the night sky in Lerwick.

Ivor Cluness’ Jarl Squad flanked the galley as it wound its way towards the burning site with the man himself stood inside.

Millions of bright orange torch sparks swirled up into the air and the heat from the fire dispelled any memories of the rain that drenched the morning parade.

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