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08.00am 24/01/2023 UPDATE: Commercial building fire, Rose Street, Edinburgh

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We are currently in attendance at a commercial building fire on Rose Street in Edinburgh

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 11.29am on Monday, January 23 to reports of a commercial building fire at Rose Street, Edinburgh.

Ross Haggart is the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s Interim Chief Officer.

He said: "The fire at the Jenners building in Edinburgh is a very serious and complex incident and regrettably I can confirm that five of our colleagues were taken to hospital for treatment. Four have now been discharged however one remains in a critical condition.

“The families of all those affected have been made aware.

“We currently remain at the scene with one appliance to monitor the building for any remaining hotspots."

ENDS

Guidance note:

We are not in a position to offer any further comment on the detail of our firefighters’ condition but will provide further updates when we can.

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