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Elderly woman treated by ambulance staff after fire at her home

By Christine Lavelle

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AN ELDERLY woman was treated by ambulance staff after a fire broke out at her home in Edinburgh.

Firefighters used six breathing apparatus and two high pressure hose reels to extinguish the blaze which started at around 12pm today (Tue).

The woman was given oxygen at the scene in Bonnyrigg, but refused to be taken to hospital.

A spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue service said: “We were called to a fire at a two-storey property in Bonnyrigg at 12.37pm.

“An elderly woman was treated by ambulance staff but refused to go to hospital.”

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Posted by Christine Lavelle on Dec 7 2010. Filed under In Brief. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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