Police start investigation into 'suspicious' Leith tower block fire
Police have launched an investigation after residents were evacuated from a "suspicious" tower block fire in Edinburgh.
The fire service was alerted to the blaze at Citadel Court on Admiralty Street in Leith at about 22:00 on Monday.
Six people were treated at the scene for the effects of breathing in smoke.
The fire is thought to have started in a stairwell on the fifth floor of the 20-storey building.
It was brought under control by midnight.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a suspicious fire in Leith.
"Emergency services attended and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the flames, with occupants of neighbouring properties evacuated as a precaution."
Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police.