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Wall collapses at Robert Burns building in Mauchline

Firefighters worked around the clock yesterday after a pub linked to Robert Burns, wall collapsed.

The Poosie Nansie's Inn located in East Ayrshire village, Mauchline, was a favourite for poet Robert Burns.

The Scottish poet lived and worked in Mauchline between 1784 and 1788.

Twenty-five Firefighters from Mauchline, Kilmarnock and Cumnock attended the old pub after noon, yesterday, Sunday 27th December 2015.

They were supported by a Heavy Rescue Vehicle from Easterhouse and a Major Incident Unit from Clydebank.

Thankfully no one was injured. The area was closed off to public and cars trying to access.

The Fire service had managed to get the collapsed side of the building secured to prevent any further damage.


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