Edinburgh crime news: Woman arrested after fire in Portobello High Street block of flats
A woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire in Portobello.
Emergency services were called to Portobello High Street early on Tuesday morning (September 20) after receiving reports of a fire within a property.
Officers have now confirmed that a 48-year-old woman has now been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police received a report of a fire within a property on Portobello High Street in Edinburgh around 5.40am on Tuesday, 20 September, 2022.
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“The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and one woman was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh as a precaution.
“A 48-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident and released on undertaking to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.”