Major fire at Edinburgh community centre

A major fire has broken out in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. File photo: TSPL
A major fire has broken out in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. File photo: TSPL
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MORE than 50 firefighters are tackling a large blaze in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh.

Crews were called to Corstorphine Youth and Community Centre in Edinburgh shortly before 10am.

There are no reported injuries.

The roof of the two-storey building in Kirk Loan has been damaged and support is being given to nearby residents.

A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “There is heavy smoke in the area and SFRS officers are working closely with Police Scotland and Edinburgh City Council to provide advice and assistance to residents of nearby houses.

“Police officers are manning outer cordons while firefighters continue to tackle the blaze.”