Edinburgh firefighters tackle blaze in public toilets at Leith Links park
Fire crews rushed to Leith Links at lunchtime today, after a blaze in the public toilets was reported.
Three fire appliances and one height appliance were sent out. Firefighters found a small blaze in a toilet block and successfully extinguished the flames.
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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 12.28pm on Wednesday, 21 September to reports of a fire affecting a public toilet at Leith Links, Edinburgh.
"Operations Control mobilised three appliances and a height vehicle to the scene to extinguish a small fire.
"There were no reported casualties."
According to the Leith Links Community Council website, the temporary public toilet opened in May this year. The block is usually manned by a Council attendant, however, the website reads that “they cannot be expected to do ‘everything’, especially if it involves putting themselves at risk.”