A spokesperson for Forestry and Land Scotland said a recent structural inspection of the timber walkway had revealed that some timbers and fixings were no longer fit for purpose.
Fire crews left the scene after ensuring the area had been made safe.
‘Lochaber has a rich history of charity and of people helping eachother and long may it continue’ – Father Stan Pamula
‘It was actually quite scary to see just how fast the flames spread – certainly faster than a man could’ve run’ – Glenfinnan Estate manager Alistair Gibson.
Glenfinnan Estate called in assistance from the helicopter firm on Thursday afternoon, as Scottish Fire and Rescue Service personnel joined estate workers and others in the battle to extinguish the flames.