Details of fire at Lews Castle Grounds

Yesterday (Wednesday 15th) saw yet another fire at Lews Castle Grounds, this time in the Strawberry Hill area, blowing towards the quarry.

Police received reports of the fire in the early afternoon.

The blaze took several hours to extinguish, and Fire Crews from Stornoway and from other districts attended.

Stornoway Police are anxious to hear from any persons who were in the Castle Grounds in the vicinity of the Strawberry Hill area during the early afternoon of Wednesday 14 August 2012. They are asked to contact Stornoway Police on 01851 702222.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at