Rescue after man falls into Water of Leith

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A MAN is being treated for mild hypothermia after being rescued from the Water of Leith.

Two fire and rescue emergency crews were called to the incident off Coburg Street at around 10.45pm on Saturday night.

Officers used a ladder to reach the man, who was said to have slipped and fallen into the water.

He was checked by paramedics and then taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment for mild hypothermia, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said.