West Pilton fire: Dramatic images from scene as crews tackle blaze

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Fire crews tackled a blaze in the West Pilton area of Edinburgh this morning after abandoned sofas caught fire in the street.

Dramatic images and footage sent in to us from an Evening News reader show thick, black smoke spiralling from the blaze.

Fire crews were called to the blaze shortly before midday.

Fire crews were called to the blaze shortly before midday.

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Four officers from Crewe Toll arrived shortly before midday to find flames billowing from the discarded furniture in Ferry Road Drive.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “There was a lot of smoke in the area and they used hoses to extinguish the fire.”

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