Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man suffers 5% burns in East Lothian fire

A man suffered burns to his hands and chest after a blaze broke out in an East Lothian shed containing gas cylinders.

Fire crews were called to the scene at Kirk Brae in Innerwick, near Dunbar, shortly after 12:00 on Sunday.

The blaze later spread to the kitchen and bedroom at the back of the semi-detached property, Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service said.

A 48-year-old man suffered 5% burns to his hands and chest.

He was taken by ambulance to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

No-one else was hurt in the incident.

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