Highlands & Islands

Sheep die in farm steading blaze near Nairn

Eighteen sheep have perished in a fire in a farm steading, Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service has reported.

Four ewes and 14 lambs died in the incident, which had involved burning straw, near Nairn.

Emergency services were alerted to the fire at about 07:23 on Thursday.

Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters using breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze.

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