Ormiston: Man taken to hospital after house fire in East Lothian village

A man has been taken to hospital after emergency services were called to a house fire in an East Lothian village.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 9:14 am
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 11:44 am

The Scottish Fire and Rescue confirmed that they were on the scene at a fire in Hillview Court, Ormiston, on Wednesday evening.

They received the call at around 6.45 pm and alerted the other emergency services who also attended.

A 48-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Ormiston: Man taken to hospital after house fire in East Lothian village

The fire was extinguished and the police have said that enquiries are ongoing into the exact circumstances of the fire.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.55pm on Wednesday, 25 August, officers were called to a report of a fire at a flat in Hillview Court, Main Street, Ormiston, Tranent.

"The fire was extinguished by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

“A 48-year-old man has been taken by Ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

"Enquiries are ongoing into the exact circumstances.”

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