NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Five rescued following flat fire in Forres

Five people were rescued from a fire at a flat in Moray in the early hours of the morning.

The blaze broke out in a top floor flat in Old Bridge Court in Forres at about 0040 GMT on Monday.

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service personnel wearing breathing apparatus were called in to tackle the flames.

No-one was seriously hurt as a result of the incident. An investigation has been launched but the cause of the blaze has yet to be established.

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