Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Fire closes Mexican restaurant El Cartel in Edinburgh

Thistle Street, Edinburgh Image copyright Google
Image caption The fire was reported shortly after 10:00 on Sunday

An Edinburgh restaurant has been closed temporarily after a fire.

The blaze, which started in the grill of the kitchen of Mexican restaurant El Cartel, was reported shortly after 10:00 on Sunday.

At the height of the fire, about 25 firefighters were called to the scene. The blaze was brought under control at 12:53, although firefighters remained at the site to remove debris.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said no-one was hurt in the incident.

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