Huge plumes of smoke as firefighters tackle wildfire

The blaze in Glen Cloy near Brodick was first reported at around 3.50pm on Friday.

Huge plumes of smoke as firefighters tackle wildfire Submitted

A wildfire has spread across a hillside on the isle of Arran after warnings of an extreme risk across western Scotland.

The blaze in Glen Cloy near Brodick was first reported at around 3.49pm on Friday.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters were working to control the blaze across a 100m front.

Fire on a hillside on Arran (Christian Roots)

Three appliances are in attendance at the grass fire.

There is a warning of an extreme risk of wildfires across western Scotland.

Fire burning in Glen Cloy, Arran (Christian Roots)

The warning is in place across west, north-east, east and central Scotland until Saturday, April 17.

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