Friday, 31 August 2012

Five children and three women rescued from Edinburgh flat fire

Rescue: A woman and her baby escaped from the flat.© STV
Four children and a woman have been taken to hospital after a fire in a flat.
Three boys, aged six, four and three, a ten-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for precautionary checks, a spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue said.
Firefighters were called to the incident in Parkhead Drive, Edinburgh, around 5.30pm on Thursday. The spokeswoman said the fire started in a bedroom and the building was filled with smoke.

From: STV

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