Fire breaks out at Edinburgh's historic Myreside Pavilion as road closed to traffic

Fire crews are currently battling the fire

Fire crews are currently battling a fire at Myreside Pavilion in Edinburgh.

Myreside Road is currently closed to vehicles as crews battle to put out the flames.

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Two crews are reportedly at the scene.

Council-run Edinburgh Travel News wrote on Twitter: "Myreside Road is currently closed in both directions due to a building fire.

"Service 38 will operate via Morningside Road - Colinton Road."

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Watsonians RFC currently use the stadium for their home games.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 9.23am on Wednesday February 5 to reports of a fire on Myreside Road, Edinburgh.

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Credit: Jarlath Flynn/Twitter

“Operations Control mobilised six appliances and a height appliance to the scene, where crews were met with a well-developed fire within a two-storey building within Watsonian Football Club.

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“Crews remain at the scene.”

More to follow.

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Smoke from the fire can be seen.