Homes evacuated after fire in Edinburgh's Old Town
- 15 August 2014
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
Homes have been evacuated following a fire at a restaurant in Edinburgh's Old Town.
Almost 20 firefighters were called to Blackfriars Bar and Restaurant in Blackfriars Street after the fire broke out at 11:15.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze in the five-storey building had been extinguished by 14:00.