Blaze at farm owned by Mackie's ice cream makers tackled by crew
Firefighters were called out to deal with a blaze which broke out at a farm run by ice cream maker Mackie’s.
A straw chopper caught fire at the farm near Oldmeldrum in Aberdeenshire around 3pm on Tuesday. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service used a hose reel jet and three sets of breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze.
A Mackie’s spokesman said: “There was a fire at a Mackie’s farm where we produce ice-cream. A straw chopper was on fire.”
No one was injured in the fire, which was under control by 3.50pm.