Seaview Terrace Edinburgh: Eight fire crews tackle huge blaze near popular Portobello Beach

Eight fire crews have attended the blaze near a popular Edinburgh tourist hotspot

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Fire crews are on the scene of a huge blaze in a residential street in Edinburgh near the popular Portobello beach this evening. It has been reported that eight appliances are in attendance at the scene after reports of a fire in Seaview Terrace.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was called shortly after 3.30pm on Friday, August 11. Thick smoke and flames have been seen coming from a terraced house, with firefighters battling the blaze on the ground. It is currently unknown if anyone has been injured.

A SFRS spokesman said: “We mobilised a total of eight appliances and the incident is ongoing.”

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