Local photographer, Gordon Willoughby, captured images of Kingsburgh Community Forest ablaze.

Firefighters were called to the area following reports of a grass fire.  

A spokewoman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service told The Skye Times: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 6.48pm on Thursday, March 1 to reports of a grass fire near Balmeanach, Isle of Skye.

“Operations Control mobilised a fire engine to the area where firefighters used beaters to extinguish the fire.
 
“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

Photographs by Gordon Willoughby.