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Published On: Mon, Mar 20th, 2017 at 2:14pm

41-year old man in serious condition after Queensferry Road fire

A joint police and fire service investigation is underway after a blaze broke out at a basement flat in Queensferry Road around 5.45am on Sunday morning.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and a 41-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by ambulance where staff say he is in a serious condition.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “A joint investigation is now underway with our colleagues in the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire.”

Queensferry Road was closed as emergency services dealt with the incident.

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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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