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WATCH: Nine fire appliances at Thomshill gorse and forest fire near Elgin


By Chris Saunderson

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NINE fire appliances are dealing with a gorse and forest fire at Thomshill, near Elgin.

Nine appliances from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene. Picture: Highland News and Media
Nine appliances from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene. Picture: Highland News and Media

The call came in to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services just after 2pm this afternoon.

A fire spokeswoman confirmed that nine appliances from across Moray and the Highlands have been called to the blaze.

The large tree and gorse fire near Thomshill, Elgin. Picture: Highland News and Media
The large tree and gorse fire near Thomshill, Elgin. Picture: Highland News and Media

It is not yet clear how wide an area the fire has affected.


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