Firefighters called to blaze after fire takes hold at sawmill

Four appliances and 20 personnel were sent to Ladywell Sawmill in Kirriemuir, Angus.

Firefighters called to blaze after fire takes hold at sawmill Marion Smith via Supplied
The fire has been brought under control but emergency services remain on the scene.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a sawmill in Angus.

Four appliances and 20 personnel were sent to Ladywell Sawmill in Kirriemuir at around 9.30am on Friday.

A high reach appliance was also dispatched to the scene.

The fire was brought under control but emergency services remained on the scene to make sure it was safe.

Ladywell Sawmill, KirriemuirMarion Smith via Supplied
Ladywell Sawmill, Kirriemuir
Ladywell Sawmill, KirriemuirSTV News
Ladywell Sawmill, Kirriemuir
Advertisement

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 9.31am on Friday, December 24, to reports of a fire affecting a building at Ladywell Sawmill, Kirriemuir.

“Operations control immediately mobilised four fire engines and a height appliance to the location and firefighters extinguished the fire.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”