Edinburgh firefighters rush to Craigour Place after fire breaks out in kitchen of high-rise flat
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Fire crews have been battling a blaze at a high-rise flat block in Edinburgh.
Fire crews were alerted to the kitchen fire on Craigour Place, Edinburgh, shortly before 12.30pm on Tuesday, February 14. Five appliances, including one high reach appliance and four pumps, were sent to the street. Firefighters located the blaze within a block of flats, on the fourth floor. The fire was eventually extinguished by the crews.
One person was given oxygen therapy on the scene, before being taken into the care of paramedics.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 12.26pm on Tuesday, February 14 to reports of a building fire in Edinburgh. Operations Control mobilised five appliances to the city's Craigour Place, where firefighters were met by a fire within the building's fourth floor. Crews extinguished the fire and worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene. One casualty was given oxygen therapy at the scene before being passed into the care of paramedics and given a precautionary check-up."