Woman hurt in flat blaze

A WOMAN was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a blaze broke out in a flat.

Firefighters were called to the building in Gordon Street in Leith at 4.11pm yesterday.

A fire service spokeswoman said: "The fire in the flat was extinguished. A female casualty was given oxygen and taken to hospital. The gas supply at the flat was also turned off.

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"Fire investigation officers have not yet begun their investigation into the incident."