Firefighters called to bathroom blaze

Picture: John DevlinPicture: John Devlin
Picture: John Devlin
FIREFIGHTERS battled a “severe” bathroom blaze for more than two hours this afternoon.

Crews were called out to a terrace house on Bonaly Brae shortly after 12pm today after a fire started in an extractor fan on the first floor of a mid-terrace house.

Two crews from Sighthill attended but were forced to call for assistance due to the extent of the fire which had spread to the walls and floor space.

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Firefighters with breathing masks and thermal imaging cameras were scrambled to the smoke-logged property which had been empty when the blaze started.

The fire was finally extinguished at 2.25pm this afternoon using two high-pressure hose reel jets.