Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man killed in flat fire in Edinburgh

Gordon Street, Edinburgh Pic: John Easton
Image caption The blaze started in the first floor flat at about 12:20

An investigation has been launched after a man was killed in a flat fire in Edinburgh.

At least 17 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze at the first floor flat in Gordon Street just after 12:20.

The fire has been put out but crews remained at the scene for some time afterwards.

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