A fire service spokeswoman said the fire was extinguished by 2:15pm.
The spokeswoman said: "There was a van and a bin alight on St John's Road near to the pub and there was some damage to power lines on the exterior of an adjacent building.
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"There's no indication to say what caused it."
It comes after a huge explosion in a Fountainbridge tenement building yesterday left huge pieces of rubble on the ground below, just metres from Tollcross Primary School.
Police confirmed today that one person has died following the fire in Fountainbridge.