Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Firefighters tackle blaze in flats in Edinburgh

Clerk Street

About 20 firefighters have been tackling a fire in an Edinburgh city centre tenement.

Emergency services were called just after 14:15 to the blaze, which had started in the basement of a stairwell in Clerk Street.

Four fire engines were sent to the fire in the four-storey building and it was extinguished by about 14:45.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene "ensuring the area is made safe." There were no casualties.

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