A FIRE at a farm near Crossgates and the prevailing breeze led to a public warning being issued by police for people in eastern Dunfermline to keep windows and doors closed.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said:  “Police Scotland, along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, are advising local people to keep their doors and windows closed following a fire a derelict farm between Crossgates and Dunfermline

“Police were alerted to the fire in a large barn at South Fod Farm around 4pm on Thursday, February 16.

“Smoke was blowing east from the farm and officers urged members of the public to stay indoors with windows closed when possible."