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Wildfires spread across Scottish Highlands

A blaze stretching three miles has engulfed the Scottish Highlands, according to the fire service.

Approximately 45 firefighters and officers along with eight appliances have been called to tackle a wild fire north of Fort William in the Highlands.

The fire is on grassland and heath north of the B8004 road and while wind is blowing smoke in the direction of residential properties no buildings are on fire or have been evacuated.

The fire service are working in partnership with the police should any evacuations need to take place.