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Firefighters are currently battling a blaze near Edinbane.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a wild fire just after 11am today (Wednesday 24 April.)

Six fire engines were sent to the scene.  

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service told Skye Times Online: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 10.55am on Wednesday, April 24 to reports of a wildfire on the Isle of Skye.

"Operations Control mobilised six fire engines to the Struan area of the island, where crews were met by a fire which had taken hold of a section of heath and forestry.

"Firefighters currently remain on the scene working to extinguish the fire."

The road is currently smoke-free but the battle to fight the flames is still ongoing.  

Photograph from Bruce Edmondson.  

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