South Uist

Western Isles

Firefighters tackle house fire in South Uist

February 15, 2017

Firefighters have tackled a house fire in South Uist. Crews from Lochboisdale and Benbecula were called to the property in the Kildonan area about 6pm. A spokeswoman said the fire was in a contained area of the property but had spread through the roof. Nobody is thought to have been injured.

Western Isles

Firefighters tackling wild fire on South Uist

February 13, 2017

Emergency services are tackling a wild fire on South Uist. Firefighters from Lochboisdale and Benbecula are fighting a front of roughly 650ft of burning heather. Crews were called to the South Glendale area of the island shortly before midday.