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Family rescued after kitchen blaze in Leith

Firefighters led a family to safety after a blaze in the kitchen of a flat in Edinburgh.

Crews were called to a fifth floor property at Cables Wynd House in the Leith area at about 12:15.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters found a pan of food alight.

A man, 29, a woman, 24, and two children, a girl, 7, and boy, 3, were treated for suspected smoke inhalation at the scene.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said: "A pan of food was alight within a fifth floor flat and was extinguished by removal and the property was vented."

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