Video: Hamilton Place fire causes Edinburgh travel disruption

A building fire in Stockbridge resulted in a road closure as firefighters tackled the blaze.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 8:42 am
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 8:47 am

A fire broke out in an outbuilding between Lancers Restaurant on Hamilton Place and a set of public toilets this morning.

Police Scotland were alerted at 5:49am.

Three fire appliances were tackling the blaze but have now left the scene.

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No one was injured.

Hamilton Place remains closed and leading to wider traffic and transport issues in Stockbridge.

Lothians Buses’ 36 service was affected by the road closure, with a diversion in place via Circus Place, Great King Street and Dundas Street in both directions.

Hamilton Place has now be re-opened.

Hamilton Place has been closed. Picture: EEN
Three appliances were tackling the blaze. Picture: Ian Georgeson