Three rescued from Aberdeen flat fire

Three people have been rescued after a large fire broke out at a flat in Aberdeen.

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze at the city's Oldtown Terrace at about 18:00 on Saturday.

Firefighters said the large fire was already "well-established" when they arrived at the scene.

The fire was eventually brought under control at about 18:30 with 18 firefighters and four appliances in attendance.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "We had four appliances there and there were three rescues made.

"It was a well-established fire when we got there. It was extinguished with one jet, two hose reel jets and 12 breathing apparatus."

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