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Two boys charged in connection with blaze at derelict premises in South Kessock, Inverness


By Ian Duncan


An aerial platform was used to tackle the fire at a property in Thornbush Road. Picture: Gary Anthony
An aerial platform was used to tackle the fire at a property in Thornbush Road. Picture: Gary Anthony

Police investigating a fire in a derelict building in Thornbush Road, in the South Kessock area of Inverness, have charged two 12-year-old boys in connection with the blaze.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed they had been charged and the incident is being treated as "wilful".

She added: "A report will be sent to the Children’s Reporter."

Emergency services were called out at around 6.50pm yesterday following reports of a fire in Thornbush Road.

The road was closed for around two hours while the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service made the area safe and brought the fire under control.

Related article: Fire guts derelict Inverness building in dramatic blaze – six crews from Highlands battle to get it under control



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