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DJ admits playing fire song after reporting blaze

Five people were saved from the fire at Fountainbridge on Tuesday

Five people were saved from the fire at Fountainbridge on Tuesday

A DJ has told of his panic after telling listeners about a horror blaze at a block of flats - then airing chart hit Girl Is On Fire.

Real Radio’s Paul Harper, 31, committed the gaffe when he followed an update about a fire in Fountainbridge by playing the Alicia Keys song.

He said: “I broke out in a cold sweat thinking, ‘What have I done?’”

Five people were rescued when the fire broke out on Tuesday.

 

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