Edinburgh house goes ablaze in early hours of morning as firefighters rush to scene

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A fire in an Edinburgh home was extinguished in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters were called to Oxgangs Avenue just before 1am after a house went ablaze.

Three fire appliances were dispatched to the scene and the blaze was out by 1.33am.

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In the meantime, Lothian Buses was forced to divert the number 16 route due to the emergency response.

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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “We attended Oxgangs Avenue. We got a call at 12.51am.

“We had three appliances on scene. The stop message was at 1.33am. There are no injures that we’ve been made aware of.”

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