Cigarette end blow for cafe

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A LIT cigarette blown in from the street could have been to blame for a cafe catching fire yesterday.

Customers had to be evacuated after the blaze broke out at Espresso Mondo in Lothian Road at around 1.30pm.

Firefighters were called after receiving a report of a wall catching fire, and used two breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

It is believed the cigarette end may have blown in and set fire one of the timber panels.