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Man injured in fire at Edinburgh takeaway

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A man has been taken by ambulance to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with serious burns following a huge fire at a Chinese takeaway in Edinburgh this afternoon.Almost 20 firefighters were called out to tackle the...

Firefighters deal with small chemical leak in Gorgie

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Firefighters have been dealing with a small chemical leak at the MacFarlane Smith pharmaceutical company in Edinburgh's Wheatfield Road.The call was received by Operations Control at 2.23pm and appliances from Tollcross and Sighthill were joined...

Police van set alight at car dealership in Seafield Road East

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A police investigation is underway following a report of wilful fire-raising at a car dealership in Seafield Road East.The incident happened just before midnight on Tuesday, October 18. A police van was set alight, which...

Firefighters tackle blaze on a number 35 double decker bus in Slateford Road

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 Slateford Road was closed for a period this afternoon after a fire broke out on the number 35 Lothian bus at around 4pm.Firefighters attended the scene near the junction of Moat Place and extinguished the fire.The driver and...

Firefighters tackle blaze at snowboarding shop in Lady Lawson Street

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Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a shop in Lady Lawson Street overnight.Emergency services were alerted to the fire which was in the basement of a snowboarding and sports equipment shop around 11.30pm last...

Witnesses sought after suspicious fire in Bonnyrigg

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspicious fire in Bonnyrigg.The incident happened at around 4.40am on Sunday morning 14th August at a house in Chester Grove in Bonnyrigg where a fire took place...

Fire Service appeal following spate of deliberate fires in Trinity

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is appealing to the public to report any information on deliberate fire setting.The appeal comes after firefighters at Crewe Toll fire station were called out numerous times...

Man being assessed under Mental Health act after Clermiston fire

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A man is being assessed under the Mental Health Act after residents were evacuated from a block of flats in Durar Drive yesterday.Police detained a man shortly after the incident, and officers have revealed that...

Firefighters attend hundreds of needless fires across country last summer

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service fought hundreds of needless fires across the country last summer, latest figures reveal.Firefighters worked throughout the hot summer months of 2015 battling blazes at homes, vehicles, grassland, refuse...

Witness appeal following suspicious fires in Saughton Mains

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Police are appealing for witnesses following recent suspicious fires in the West of the city.Between Wednesday 8th June and Thursday 16th June, two fires were set within common stairs in Saughton Mains Park.On each...

Emergency services encourage Scots in rural areas to download app

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Scotland's emergency services have joined forces to encourage people living and working in rural areas to help them locate their exact position, in the event they call for help.By downloading an app to their...

Police and fire chiefs thank Musselburgh public

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Police and fire chiefs have thanked the Musselburgh public for their assistance during the recent investigation into a spate of fires. A man has now been charged by police.Chief Inspector Matt Paden, Local Area Commander for...

Firefighters urge public to pay close attention to wildfire danger

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is appealing to everyone in the countryside to pay close attention to wildfire danger warnings as weather forecasters predict dry and windy conditions in the coming days.A...

Emergency services responding to chemical scare find body in car

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A major emergency services operation was launched last night when the body of a man was found in a car at the Stewartfield Industrial Estate in Edinburgh shortly around 7pm after emergency crews responded to a...

Firefighters battling to save properties in Bathgate

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Firefighters are battling to save properties after a burst water main caused severe flooding Bathgate.They were alerted at 8.23am this morning to reports of flooding at a large number of properties at the town’s...

Firefighters respond to Storm Gertrude incidents throughout Scotland

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have been responding to incidents across Scotland as strong winds and rain wreak havocFirefighters are working flat out this morning to protect families, motorists and homes as Storm Gertrude...

Fire at Edinburgh Airport car park

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Emergency services were called to the multi-storey car park at Edinburgh Airport at 12.50pm yesterday following reports of three cars on fire.Four crews  with a total of 18 firefighters attended the scene but the cause...

Firefighters urge public to stay safe this winter

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service  is appealing to the public to stay safe this winter by taking the necessary steps to protect their families, homes, customers and communities.Winter weather results in an increase...

Long service and good conduct medals for Fire Service personnel

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) held a medal ceremony last Friday at the Linlithgow Burgh Halls honouring Fire Service personnel for long and meritorious service. Chief Officer Alasdair Hay, Chair of the SFRS Board Pat...

Firefighters attend chip pan fire in Midlothian

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Firefighters were called to a chip pan fire in Midlothian last night around 7.25pm.The blaze occurred in a flat in Hunterfield Terrace, Gorebridge and appliances from Dalkieth, Musselburgh, Newcraighall, Marionville and Liberton fire stations attended.Six firefighters wearing...

Police launch annual Festive Safety Campaign

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With Christmas little more than five weeks away, Police Scotland is asking people around the country to take steps to keep themselves safe throughout the festive period, and also to make sure criminals aren’t...

Suspicious fire at Haddington Place construction site

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire at a construction site within the city.The incident happened at around 10.40pm on Wednesday 7th October at the premises in Haddington Place where new student accommodation...

Suspicious fire within common stair in Magdalene

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Police  are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire at a flat which happened around 8.20pm on Thursday at an address in Magdalene Drive.A sofa, which was within the common stair, was set alight resulting in...

Firefighters attend blaze at derelict building in Merchiston Road

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Firefighters were called to respond to a fire in a derelict building in Edinburgh's Merchiston Road last night .The call was received by Operations Control at 9.42pm and three appliances (including a turntable ladder) were...

Firefighters rescue four people from Hope Park Crescent stairwell

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Firefighters  attended reports of a fire a tenement block in Edinburgh’s Hope Park Crescent at just after 11am this morning.Appliances from Tollcross, Marionville and MacDonald Road were sent to the scene following reports of a fire in...

Livingston teenager’s quick response recognised by Fire Service

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A Livingston boy’s quick response to hearing a smoke alarm has been recognised by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and The Society for the Protection of Life from Fire.  Stuart Watson found the...

Fire Service Youth Engagement Service at St Kentigerns Academy

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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service youth engagement programme ran at Bathgate fire station last week in conjunction with St Kentigerns Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian.Local Area Liaison Officer Stuart Watson explains: “Working with...

Suspected fire-raising of boat on Union Canal

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspected fire-raising incident on the Union Canal which was discovered  around 1:40am on Saturday when police and fire crews were alerted to a fire on a canal boat...

Media statement from Chief Officer Alasdair Hay on Ewan Williamson death

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Chief Officer Alasdair Hay has issued a statement apologising unreservedly on behalf of the Scottish Fire and Rescue  Service for any failing which contributed to the tragic death of Edinburgh Firefighter Ewan Williamson who died...

Livingston Fire Station holding open day Saturday 21 March

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Livingston fire station is opening their doors to the public for an Emergency Services open day on Saturday 21 March.Running from 11am – 3.30pm, this admission free event welcomes the local Community to enjoy...

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