Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Firefighters tackle serious house fire in Chesser area of Edinburgh

Hutchison Terrace fire
Image caption The fire started in the roof space but quickly spread to other rooms.

About 40 firefighters have been tackling a serious blaze at a house in the Chesser area of Edinburgh.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the fire in Hutchison Terrace at 12:24.

The fire started in the roof space and quickly spread to other rooms. A spokeswoman said no-one was injured in the blaze.

Eight fire appliances have been involved in tackling the flames.

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