Fire Dundas Street: Car on fire on Edinburgh Street as fire crew rushed to extinguish blaze

A car was seen ‘burning’ on an Edinburgh Street with one fire crew seen rushing to the scene to extinguish the blaze on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 4:37 pm
The incident involving a car on fire happened at around 3.30pm on Thursday on Dundas Street in Edinburgh.

The incident involving a car on fire happened at around 3.30pm on Thursday on Dundas Street in Edinburgh.

Photos show a fire engulfing the black car.

A witness said they saw one fire engine rushing to the scene as they spotted the blaze at work.

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It is understood the blaze was swiftly extinguished by the fire crew.

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The witness who saw the Dundas Street blaze said: “I saw it burning from where I was working.

"There was a car on fire at the side of the road. It looked like it had been parked.

"One fire engine arrived as I was approaching and they put it out pretty quickly – within 60 to 90 seconds. There was lots of smoke as they were putting it out."

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for comment.

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