Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Three rescued from Edinburgh flat fire

Three people have been rescued from a block of flats in Edinburgh following an early morning fire.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue were called to Muirhouse Grove just before 0400 GMT.

Firefighters rescued two people trapped in a top-floor flat by fire at their front door. The other person rescued was in the flat opposite.

A spokesman said investigations were being carried out into the cause of the fire.

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