Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man in hospital after Edinburgh flat fire

A man has been taken to hospital following a house fire in Edinburgh.

Emergency services were called to the third-floor flat in Viewcraig Gardens at about 17:00.

The man was rescued and he was given CPR by firefighters until an ambulance crew arrived. He was then taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

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