Crews battle kitchen fire at ground floor flat in Edinburgh's New Town

Fire crews were called to the blaze in a ground floor flat just before 10am.

Sunday, 10th November 2019, 11:37 am
Updated Sunday, 10th November 2019, 12:05 pm

Fire crews were called to a kitchen fire in Edinburgh's New Town on Sunday morning.

The blaze, which was in a ground floor flat on Coates Crescent, was reported shortly before 10am.

One eyewitness described seeing the fire service in attendance and a cordon up around the property.

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Crews battle kitchen fire in Edinburgh's New Town
Crews battle kitchen fire in Edinburgh's New Town

Three appliances and one height appliance were sent to the scene and one appliance remains in attendance.

There are thought to be no injuries.

It follows an early morning fire at a tenement flat on Newhaven Road, just off the junction with Bonnington Road, in which the building had to be evacuated.

Four casualties with minor injuries were recorded at the blaze which was reported just after 6.30am.