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.