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Man's face burned in Haddington bistro blaze

The Waterside Bistro in Haddington Pic: Google
Image caption The Waterside Bistro in Haddington is on the banks of the River Tyne

A man has been taken to hospital following a fire at an East Lothian restaurant.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue were called to the Waterside Bistro in Haddington just after 10:00.

The 24-year-old man suffered facial burns in the incident, which started in the kitchen of the restaurant where he is employed.

The fire was extinguished without any further significant damage to the bistro.

The man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

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