Fire closes busy dual carriageway

INVESTIGATIONS were continuing yesterday into the cause of a massive blaze at a factory near Aberdeen which led to a busy dual carriageway being closed for more than four hours.

More than 40 firefighters tackled the fire on Thursday night at the Potterton premises of Aberdeenshire timber supply and roofing company Stevenson and Kelly, close to the dual carriageway on the A90 Aberdeen to Peterhead road.

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The road was closed after dense smoke began billowing across the carriageway the busy route.