Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Flats evacuated after kitchen fire in St Andrews

Several properties were evacuated after a fire broke out at a block of flats in St Andrews in Fife overnight.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at Auldburn Park at about 04:30.

It is understood the fire started in the kitchen of a ground floor flat. Residents were cleared from surrounding properties.

A spokeswoman for Fife Fire and Rescue Service said one man was treated by paramedics at the scene for the effects of smoke inhalation.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites