Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman in hospital after Edinburgh flat fire

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Image caption The fire broke out at a flat in Pitt Street

A woman is being treated in hospital after a tenement fire in Edinburgh.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in the ground-floor property of a three-storey block in Pitt Street at about 04:00 on Thursday.

The fire service said a woman in her 20s was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with slight smoke inhalation.

On Tuesday a man was left in a critical condition following a fire at a flat in nearby Ferry Road. A child was also treated in hospital.

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