Edinburgh traffic: Slip road near Millerhill closed as firefighters tackle HGV blaze on A720

Firefighters are working to extinguish a HGV fire on the Edinburgh City Bypass.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the blaze on the Millerton junction of the A720 at 2pm today.

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The slip road to Millerhill Eastbound is currently closed as a fire crew tackle the fire.

A spokesperson for the SFRS said: “Operations control immediately mobilised four appliances to the location and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are extinguishing the fire.

“Crews will remain at the scene until the area is made safe.”

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A slip road has been closed on the Edinburgh City Bypass due a vehicle fire.

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