Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Elderly women hurt in sheltered flats fire in Edinburgh

Two elderly people have been injured in a fire in Edinburgh.

The alarm was raised at about 21:20 on Tuesday at Old Farm Court on Colinton Road after the blaze broke out in the living room of one of the sheltered housing flats.

Two women in their 70s were given medical treatment at the scene, but did not need to go to hospital.

Lothian and Borders Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire.

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