Minibus catches fire at supermarket

June 23, 2014

A minibus parked outside a north-east supermarket caught fire yesterday. Fire crews attended the incident outside Tesco in Huntly at around 11.45am. A spokesman said the bus was not badly damaged and the cause was not being treated as suspicious.


In Pictures: Yesterday’s fire at Rathven

June 17, 2014

Around 30 firefighters tackled the blaze yesterday, which covered an area measuring 300 by 100 yards, in the hayfield near Buckie. The incident happened near the unnamed road between Rathven and the A98 Fochabers – Cullen road at about 3pm.


Fire crews attend Oldmeldrum flat fire

May 31, 2014

Crews attended a fire at a ground floor flat in Oldmeldrum last night. Three units, two from Inverurie and one from Kintore, were deployed to Otter Avenue at 7.45pm. They had the blaze under control, and issued an all clear, by 8.10pm. There were no evacuations or injuries.


Woman rescued from Aberdeen house fire

May 29, 2014

A woman has been rescued from a window after a fire broke out at a property in Old Aberdeen. Firefighters attended the scene on the Spital at 3.35pm. The four appliances brought the fire under control, and the woman was transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Her condition is not yet known.