Man and child taken to hospital after Edinburgh flat fire
A man is in a critical condition and a child is being treated as a precaution after a flat fire in Edinburgh.
Emergency services were called to Ferry Road at about 02:00 on Tuesday.
A man rescued by firefighters was rushed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, while a child from another property was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
Police officers were working with fire crews to establish the cause of the blaze.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are carrying out a joint investigation with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service following a fire in Ferry Road in the early hours of Tuesday January 3.
"A man was taken to the ERI for treatment, where he remains in a critical condition.
"A child from another property was taken to the Sick Kids hospital as a precaution."
She added: "Inquiries to rule out any suspicious circumstances are ongoing and at an early stage."