Fire crews tackle blaze at farm as public urged to stay away

Plumes of smoke fill at land in Shawhead, on the outskirts of Dumfries.

Farm: Fire crews tackle blaze. Mike Ball
Farm: Fire crews tackle blaze.

Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a farm in Dumfries and Galloway.

Plumes of smoke filled the sky at the land in the Shawhead area, on the outskirts of Dumfries.

Police are in attendance and have urged members of the public to avoid the area.

A statement warned “any additional traffic has the potential to interfere with the efforts of the emergency services”.


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