Heart attack dad 'out of danger'

A YOUNG father who was left fighting for his life after suffering a heart attack when he was pulled from his burning flat is recovering well in hospital.

Colin Juner, 27, had to be resuscitated by paramedics when he suffered a cardiac arrest after being rescued from the blaze on July 4.

Friends said Mr Juner, known as Coco, was placed in an induced coma at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary to allow him to recover from the heart attack and the effects of severe smoke inhalation sustained in the fire, which is thought to have broken out in the kitchen of his flat on South Street, Dalkeith. Police said the cause of the fire was not suspicious.

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A police spokesman said: "He is still in hospital right now but he is making an improvement.

"He is conscious and out of danger."

The former St David's High pupil has been inundated with messages of support from friends on his Facebook page, and is also understood to have rekindled his relationship with Jayde Orme, mother of his three-year-old son, Leon.

Miss Orme told friends that there had been a "slight improvement" in Mr Juner's condition over the weekend.

She added: "He's just got to take his time and let his body recover."

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