Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man in hospital after Edinburgh flat fire

A man was taken to hospital after a blaze at a block of flats in Edinburgh.

Emergency services were called to the fire in a bin chute at Muirhouse Terrace, at 11:50 on Friday.

The 46-year-old was led from the property by firefighters and taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment for smoke inhalation.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service advised other residents to open windows to ventilate their properties after the fire filled the stairway with smoke.

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