Probe launched following Highlands barn fire

Fire investigators in the Highlands are at the scene of a large barn fire on a farm near Dingwall.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the fire broke out within a steading located within the grounds of Drynie Farm on the outskirts of Dingwall on Sunday (6 September).

Residents were asked to keep windows and doors closed, as a precaution, until the flames were extinguished.

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Police said a number of hay and straw bales and mechanical equipment was damaged as a result of the fire. But no people or animals were injured.

A team of fire investigators was working at the scene on Monday to try to establish a cause for the fire, which remains unknown.

Anyone with information that could assist enquiries is encouraged to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.