Western Harbour incident: Emergency services attend fire at ‘Point of Leith lighthouse’

Emergency services were called to the scene of a fire at the Western Harbour lighthouse on Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 4:12 pm

Police received reports of the fire at the lighthouse – often referred to as the Point of Leith lighthouse – at around 2.20pm.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police were called around 2.20pm on Wednesday, 19 May, 2021 following the report of a fire at a lighthouse at Western Harbour.

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"There were no injuries and the fire is being treated as wilful at this time. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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Emergency services were called to a lighthouse in Western Harbour on Wednesday after reports of a fire.