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Fire breaks out near Inverness city centre

Fire near Inverness Castle Image copyright Frank Fraser
Image caption Smoke rising from the fire at Castle Wynd

Fire crews have been dealt with a blaze at a public toilets block in Inverness city centre.

The alarm was raised at about 10:30 and firefighters used powerful water jets to extinguish the fire in the building at Castle Wynd.

The toilets near Inverness Castle are operated by Highland Council.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said two fire appliances had been dealt with the fire. Police Scotland officers also assisted at the scene.

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