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VIDEO AND PICTURES: fire tackled on golf course


By Chris Saunderson

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FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze on a Moray golf course this evening.

A firefighter douses the flames.
A firefighter douses the flames.

Crews from Lossiemouth, RAF Lossiemouth and Elgin were at the scene on the old course at Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth.

The blaze started in a former World War Two pillbox - a concrete guard post - close to the outer boundary of RAF Lossiemouth.

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze.
Firefighters at the scene of the blaze.

The fire covered a small area of bushes on the edge of the fairway at the sixth hole on the old course.

The fire started close to the sixth hole on the old course around 6pm.
The fire started close to the sixth hole on the old course around 6pm.

An appliance from the nearby fast jet base was on the scene quickly, as was the retained crew from Lossiemouth.

An Elgin crew also attended with an all terrain vehicle.

Fire crews from Lossiemouth and Elgin attended the scene.
Fire crews from Lossiemouth and Elgin attended the scene.

Although there was a stiff breeze, the fire was quickly brought under control.


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