Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Two in hospital after blaze in Edinburgh flat

Two women were taken to hospital and another woman was treated at the scene following a fire in their flat in Edinburgh.

Some 26 firefighters tackled the blaze in the ground floor flat in Bridge Road after they were called at 0644 BST.

The women were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. A fire investigation has now been launched.

Firefighters were also called to a blaze in a West Lothian restaurant shortly after 0515 BST.

It is thought the fire started in the Chinese restaurant's kitchen in East Mains Street in Broxburn. No-one was injured.

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