Man hospitalised after Edinburgh flat fire

A man has been taken to hospital following a fire in a flat.

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 7:41 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:55 am
The man was rushed to hospital following the blaze. Picture; stock image

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Firefighters were called to the scene in Queensferry Road at 5.46am on Sunday.

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They extinguished the blaze in the basement flat and remained at the scene for a while to ventilate the property.

Firefighters removed one man from the flat. He was taken by ambulance to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.