Fire breaks out at Bonnybridge scrap yard

A fire broke out at a Bonnybridge scrap yard last night.

By Jonathon Reilly
Thursday, 7th May 2020, 9:58 am
Updated Thursday, 7th May 2020, 10:52 am

Emergency services raced to the scene at scrap metal processor Angus Braidwood and Son where vehicles and wooden pallets were ablaze.

There were no reports of any injuries.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 5.13pm on Wednesday, May 6 to reports of a large fire in Bonnybridge.

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A fire took hold at Angus Braidwood and Son in Bonnybridge on Wednesday night. Picture: Michael Gillen.

“Operations Control mobilised four appliances to the town’s scrap yard, where firefighters were met by a large quantity of vehicles and wooden pallets on fire.

“Firefighters extinguished the fire and left the scene after working to make the area safe.

“There were no casualties.”

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Officers were called around 5.20pm on Wednesday, 6 May to a report of a large fire at a business premises on Hillview Road, Bonnybridge.

“The Scottish Fire and Rescue service attended and the was fire extinguished.

“The fire is not currently being treated as suspicious.”