Man rushed to hospital and second person injured in building blaze

Fire crews, ambulance service and police were called to the scene of the blaze on Dalry Road.

Man rushed to hospital and another injured after fire breaks out at building on Dalry Road in Edinburgh Google Maps

Two people have been injured with one rushed to hospital following a fire in Edinburgh.

Fire crews and the ambulance service were called to a commercial property on Dalry Road in the city on Wednesday afternoon just after 11am.

Three fire engines were called to help extinguish the blaze which left two people injured.

Paramedics took one man to the New Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Police were also called to the scene to support emergency services.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) remain at the scene with the full extent of the damage to the building not yet known.

A section of Dalry Road was closed to drivers but has now been reopened.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 12.09pm to attend an incident on Dalry Road in Edinburgh.

“We dispatched one ambulance to the scene and transported one male patient to New Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”

A SFRS spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 11.07am on Wednesday, November 2 to reports of a fire within a commercial property on Dalry Road, Edinburgh.

“Operations Control mobilised three fire appliances and height vehicle to the scene.

“Two casualties have been placed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“Crews remain in attendance as they work to make the area safe.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 11.50am this morning to the report of a fire on Dalry Road. We attended to assist with any traffic management.

“There was no further police involvement.”

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