Fire blacks out Stockbridge streets on chilly night
A FIRE has caused a power blackout in Stockbridge as temperatures plunged across the Capital tonight.
Firefighters have been called out to a blaze at ground level in St Vincent Place.
The fire is understood to be under control, but has caused a power cut to St Vincent Street and the surrounding area.
The incident was first reported just after 7.30pm. A fire appliance remains at the scene.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have received at least half a dozen calls about the blaze.
A SFRS spokesman said the fire has been sparked by electrical works.
“It appears to be there are some electrical works going on that has caused a power cut in the area,” the spokesman said.
ScottishPower are at the scene.