Highlands & Islands

Lorry on fire closes A82 near Fort Augustus

A lorry transporting logs caught fire on the A82 closing the road near Fort Augustus in the Highlands, police have said.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the trunk road just after 0700 BST.

The section of road was closed in both directions, but expected to reopen later.

Power lines at the scene were damaged and had to be made safe before the road could be reopened.

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