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

Watch more of our videos on Shots! 
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now
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.

Read More
Edinburgh crime news: 10-year-old school boy robbed in the Capital in 'nasty and...

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

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

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.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.