Three women rescued after city tenement blaze

THREE women have been rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out in a flat in central Edinburgh.

The fire broke out on Forrest Road just after midnight. Picture: TSPL

Fire crews were called to Forrest Road, Edinburgh, at 12.10am on Tuesday.

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The three women were led to safety from the five-storey tenement block, and passed into the care of ambulance crews.

The fire was extinguished and the cause is being investigated.