Edinburgh weather: Strong winds blow chimney off Bruntsfield roof

A chimney has collapsed on an Edinburgh roof as the Capital is battered by high winds during today’s storm.

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021, 4:51 pm
Firefighters work to make the are safe. Picture: Dave Henniker

Firefighters were called to Bruntsfield Place earlier this afternoon to make the area safe.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 1.33pm on Tuesday, February 23 to reports of a chimney collapse at Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the scene where firefighters removed a chimney pot from the roof of the building.

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The callout came earlier this afternoon.

“Crews left after ensuring area was made safe.”