Fire crew tackle blaze in basement of Bruntsfield coffee shop

Multiple fire crew were seen battling a blaze at a coffee shop in Bruntsfield on Friday evening.

The fire broke out in the basement of the Project Coffee cafe in Bruntsfield Place shortly before 8pm.

Eyewitnesses noted a large fire & rescue service presence with around 25 firefighters seen in the area.

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The fire broke out shortly before 8pm on Friday.

It is understood that at least four fire crews and one height appliance were dispatched to the scene.

The affected premises were unoccupied at the time of the fire.

The extent of the damage and the cause of the fire is as yet unclear.

The Evening News has contacted the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service for further information.

Photos of the fire emerged on social media last night.

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