Hawick firefighters tackle a blaze at the rear of Jedburgh Fire Station

When a fire broke out yesterday, June 22, at the rear of Jedburgh Fire Station no crew there was available – so Hawick firefighters were called into action.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 12:07 pm
Fire at Jedburgh Fire Station was attended to by a Hawick fire crew. (Photo: BILL McBURNIE)

Local Jedburgh photographer Bill McBurnie was passing at the time and caught these images of the blaze in bushes.

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Bill said: “I just found it unusual that there was a tender in the station but that the crew in attendance was from Hawick

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 4.11pm on Tuesday, June 22 to reports of a fire in the open at Pleasance, Jedburgh.“Operations Control mobilised one appliance and firefighters extinguished the fire.“There were no reported casualties and crews left after ensuring the area was made safe.”

Bushes caught fire at the rear of Jedburgh Fire Station. (Photo: BILL McBURNIE)