Gorse fire at golf club quickly put out

Greenskeepers douse a gorse fire at Cruden Bay Gold Club.
Greenskeepers douse a gorse fire at Cruden Bay Gold Club.

Greenkeepers at Cruden Bay Golf Club were quick to react to a gorse fire that broke out near the second green.

The fire began at 1pm on Tuesday but staff used water from the sprinkler system to douse the flames.

General Manager Les Durno said: “The flames were quite high but we caught it quickly.”

One fire engine attended.