A8 reopened following vehcile fire

Pictures via @flyingpenguin and @digital_gordon
Pictures via @flyingpenguin and @digital_gordon
Have your say

Drivers faced a number of delays on the A8 this morning following a vehicle fire.

The car has since been removed but was on on the hard shoulder/bus lane at the A8 Glasgow Road near to Ingliston.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene at around 8:05am.

There were a number delays due to the road being closed for roughly 25 minutes with smoke affecting the carriageway.

Traffic was moving slowly between Gogarstone Road and M9 J1 / A89 / B7030.

Both lanes have since reopened and the car has been removed.

Join our Facebook group Our Edinburgh to share images and news from and around the Capital

Know someone that makes a difference in our community? Nominate them for a Local Hero Award HERE