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Fire at former St Clements church in Lerwick probed

An investigation has been launched into a fire at a former Shetland church.

Firefighters were called to St Clements in Lerwick's St Olaf Street at about 20:45 on Monday.

The building has been undergoing refurbishment and the fire was described as having caused "serious" damage to an extension.

A joint Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland investigation into the cause will take place.

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