Two people have been taken to hospital after a fire above a pub in Edinburgh.
Emergency services were called to the Trafalgar Street area of the capital, after receiving reports that a blaze had broken out in a second-floor flat, above the Lord Nelson pub, at around 1.28pm on Sunday.
Four appliances from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service successfully extinguished the fire and ensured the area was safe.
Two casualties were taken to Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary. Their current condition is unknown.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 1.28pm on Sunday, April 16, to reports of a dwelling fire in Edinburgh.
“Operations Control mobilised four fire appliances to the city’s Trafalgar Street, where firefighters were met by a fire within a second-floor property.
“Crews extinguished the fire and made the area safe before leaving the scene. Two casualties were transported to Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service.”
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