Holbrook: Boiler fire in house near the Royal Hospital School put out by two fire crews

Firefighters were called to the tackle the flames at the site, believed to be Chantry Walled Garden,

Firefighters were called to the tackle the flames at the site, believed to be Chantry Walled Garden, at around 10.15pm. - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines were sent to put out a fire near the Royal Hospital School early today.

The incident was reported at 2.38am with one crew being sent from Holbrook and a second from Princes Street.

They found a fire in the boiler in the kitchen of a two-storey semi-detached property and used one hose reel to put it out, whilst wearing breathing apparatus.

The fire was extinguished by 3.50am.

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