OAP dies after fire in caravan

An elderly man has died after a fire broke out in a caravan in Loanhead.

Friday, 21st November 2014, 12:48 pm
Firefighters pulled an elderly man from the caravan. Picture: Jon Savage

Crews from Liberton, Dalkeith and Newcraighall attended the fire at Nivensknowe Park just before 5am this morning.

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Paramedics were called to the scene at 5.20am but sadly the man died at the scene.

A fire service spokesperson said: “At present the cause of the fire is unknown. A fire investigation unit is attendance.”