Fire in Lothian Road bar

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Firefighters tackle kitchen fire with fire blanket.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews from McDonald Road, Marionville and Tollcross fire stations were alerted to a fire at a Lothian Road establishment shortly before 09.30am today (Tuesday 27th August).

Firefighters located the fire in the kitchen area of the bar-restaurant premises, on the ground floor of an eight storey building.

They set to work using a fire blanket to smother the flames and the fire was quickly extinguished without causing any casualties.