Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Firefighters tackle huge shop fire in Edinburgh

Boardwise Pic: Brian Innes

Dozens of firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze at a snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding shop in Edinburgh.

The fire broke out at Boardwise on Lady Lawson Street at 23:38 on Thursday.

The flats above the shop were evacuated and a couple with their baby and an elderly woman were checked over by the ambulance service.

The fire was put out by 04:18 but fire engines remained at the scene.

Related Internet links

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