House fire in Longformacus on Hogmanay

FIREFIGHTERS from Coldstream and Duns were called out to a fire at Longformacus at the weekend.

The Fire Service received a phone call at approximately 2.54pm on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31, from a member of the public who reported that a chimney fire had broken out at Longformacus House.

Crews attended at the scene and were joined by a height appliance from Edinburgh.

The blaze was quite a difficult one to extinguish and a stop call came in at 6.23pm.