Environmental incident: SEISS report (fire)

07 July 2020

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The Scottish Environmental Incident Surveillance System (SEISS) recorded the following incident in the past week: 

  • On 5 July 2020, the BBC reported that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were tackling a blaze which broke out in the roof space of a building at Fife Zoo. Fire crews, including four appliances and a specialist resource, were called to the zoo, near Collessie, at 12.11pm on 5 July 2020. A spokesperson for the SFRS said one person had been treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation. Fife zoo confirmed on social media that all of its animals were safe. The zoo is home to a range of animals, including lemurs and zebras. The zoo reopened on 29 June 2020, after closing in March due to the coronavirus lockdown.

More detailed information can be found on the SEISS website.