The offices of Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn/Galson Estate Trust in west Lewis have been hit by a serious blaze overnight.

Emergency services were attending the fire at the Business Centre, Tom na Bà, South Galson, from the early hours of the morning.

In a statement on its Facebook Page the Trust says:

"There has been an unfortunate incident overnight here in Galson.

"We're very sorry to report that our office in Galson has had a serious fire.

"Please be patient with us while we get things sorted.

"We are working to get things up and running as soon as possible.

"We would ask you not to come to the site as the emergency services are still dealing with the situation.

"We are grateful that no one has been hurt."

Galson Estate Trust is a community-owned estate of 56,000 acres of coast, agricultural land and moor. 

The estate comprises 22 villages running from Upper Barvas to Port of Ness with a population of nearly 2,000 people.

The estate passed into community ownership on 12 January 2007.