A piece of local Auchmithie smokie heritage was alight on Saturday evening.
Dismay rippled through an already frustrated community, as another icon of the cultural fishing legacy has been destroyed.
“This is an outrageous offence. As a community we are devastated and simply don’t know where to turn,” said local Mary-Ann Orr.
Outraged residents hit out last week upset that Auchmithie beach is being abused environmentally.
Read a full report in the Arbroath Herald on Friday.