Woman rescued after chip pan fire

The woman refused hospital treatment

A WOMAN was rescued from her home by firefighters after a chip pan caught fire.

Fire crews rushed to the flat in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh at 10.30pm on Thursday night.

A 50-year-old woman was rescued from the fire by firefighters, and was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but despite suffering from burns, she refused to go to hospital.

A 46-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with burns to her legs and suffering from smoke inhalation.