Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Boy, 4, rescued from flats fire in Colinton Road

Three people have been rescued from a burning building in Edinburgh, including a 4-year-old boy.

Fire broke on Colinton Road just after 07:00 following an electrical fault under the floor boards of a flat.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue firefighters rescued a man, woman and boy from the second floor of the three-storey converted house.

The fire was under control just after 09:00. Nobody was injured. The flats were heavily smoke logged.

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