Fire crews attacked with rocks, bricks and bottles during call-out

Fire crews have come under attack, and had bottles, bricks and rocks thrown at them while attending a call.

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 11:00 am
Updated Saturday, 24th April 2021, 1:28 pm

It happened last night in Linlithgow when they attended a fire that had been deliberately set.

The local station took to social media to highlight the appalling attack.

In a tweet, the station reported: “Sadly, we came under attack last night by having bottles, bricks & rocks thrown at us as we tried to deal with a deliberately set.”

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It added: “This is not acceptable.”

The fire crew also thanked Forth Valley Police who came to their assistance, and confirmed no crew members were harmed.

It did not disclose the specific location or incident, adding: “No further info will be given.”

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