Two rescued from Edinburgh flat fire

Firefighters were called to the scene at Westfield Avenue.
Firefighters were called to the scene at Westfield Avenue.

Two people have been rescued following a fire at flats in Edinburgh.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Westfield Avenue at 3.09am on Wednesday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze was in a ground floor flat but the people rescued were on the first floor.

The fire was extinguished by 3.59am. There were no reports of any injuries.