Firefighters bring forest blaze under control on third day
The fire broke out near Loch Doon in East Ayrshire on Saturday evening.
Firefighters have extinguished a forest blaze which broke out on Saturday evening.
Emergency services were called to the scene near Loch Doon, Dalmellington, in East Ayrshire at around 6.50pm on April 13.
East Ayrshire Council said the fire affected an area of around five miles and urged people to stay away while emergency services dealt with the incident.
Three fire engines went to the scene on Saturday evening and the Forestry Commission and Police Scotland were also involved in dealing with the incident.
One fire engine remained at the scene on Monday morning, but left around 11am.
A rest and welfare facility was set up in the community centre in Dalmellington for any local residents affected by the fire.