South Clerk Street fire: Emergency services tackle blaze in Newington

Four fire engines attended the scene of a blaze in the Newington area of Edinburgh.

By Beth Murray
Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, 4:49 pm

Emergency services were called on Tuesday morning to reports of smoke at a property on South Clerk Street.

Initial reports from people at the scene suggested that the Himalayan Cafe was one of the properties impacted.

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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 10am on Tuesday, November 2 to reports of smoke coming from a property at South Clerk Street, Edinburgh.

“Operations Control mobilised four appliances and one height vehicle and firefighters extinguished a fire affecting the ground floor of a four-storey building.

“There are no reported casualties and crews left after ensuring the area was made safe.”

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South Clerk Street fire: Emergency services tackle blaze in Newington

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South Clerk Street fire: Emergency services tackle blaze in Newington
South Clerk Street fire: Emergency services tackle blaze in Newington