Road closure after fire breaks out at Morningside flat

A FIRE has broken out this morning at a ground floor flat in south Edinburgh.

Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 11:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 12:51 pm
Morningside Drive. Picture: Google Maps

The alarm was raised at 11am this morning and emergency services rushed to the scene.

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Crews from Tollcross and Liberton fire stations were in attendance and had the fire under control within the hour.

A stretch of Morningside Drive at Morningside Grove and Craighouse Terrace remains closed and diversions have been put in place.

A fire service spokesman confirmed that there were no casualties.