Six treated for smoke inhalation after Edinburgh flat fire

Six people were treated after the fire. Picture: John Devlin
Six people were treated after the fire. Picture: John Devlin
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Six people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in an Edinburgh tenement.

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Emergency services were called to the scene at a four-storey block in Brougham Place in the city centre at around 6.50am on Saturday.

The fire service said a blaze in the stairwell had caused “heavy smoke logging” and trapped people in upper-level flats.

A turntable ladder was used to rescue six people from second and third-floor properties in the block.

They were all given oxygen by fire crews before being passed to paramedics who took them to hospital for further treatment.

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