Neighbour in blaze rescue

A WOMAN was rescued by a neighbour after a blaze broke out at a house in Prestonpans.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 28th May 2012, 1:05 pm

The blaze took hold in the bedroom of a High Street property, shortly after 10pm on Saturday.

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Firefighters from Musselburgh and Newcraighall put out the blaze.

A spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service said: “A 36-year-old female was rescued from the property by a neighbour.

“The fire service administered oxygen at the scene until the arrival of the ambulance service who transported her to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”