Tayside and Central Scotland

Firefighters battle overnight Angus sewage plant blaze

Fire crews battled a blaze at a sewage treatment plant in Angus through the early hours of the morning.

Four engines and an aerial appliance were called to the scene at the Hatton waste water treatment works outside Arbroath at about 02:20.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the flames, which had engulfed an oil tank.

The fire had been brought under control by 05:00.

An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of the blaze.

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