Highlands & Islands

Fire damages properties in Stornoway on Lewis

A building in the centre of Stornoway on Lewis has been badly damaged by fire.

The blaze, above an electric shop on Cromwell Street, broke out in the early hours.

Firefighters were concerned that high winds may have spread the fire to adjacent properties, but managed to bring it under control.

Damage was caused to two flats and a beauty salon. No-one was injured.

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