Asbestos found at timber yard fire

A FULL scale emergency response raced through Linlithgow lsat week after an old timber yard went on fire sparking fears of asbestos being released into the atmosphere.

The 60x20m derelict wood yard, opposite Highfield on Falkirk Road, was seen belching smoke on Thursday around 1.45pm when the call was made to the emergency services.

For more on the fire see the Journal and Gazette out on Friday January 7.