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House fire on Edinburgh street sparks 'huge' emergency response as man arrested

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A house fire has broken out on a quiet street in Edinburgh, sparking a 'huge' emergency response. The blaze started shortly before 10pm on Saturday, October 1 on Heriott Hill Terrace in the city, prompting officers from Police Scotland and hero firefighters from Scottish Fire and Rescue to rush to the scene.

Multiple cop cars were present and the area was cordoned off, with one eye-witness saying there was a "huge response" to the event, and that crews remained on site to tackle the blaze for several hours, reports EdinburghLive.

Images show several fire engines working to extinguish the flames with paramedics also on standby to offer assistance. It has been confirmed that no one was hurt as a result of the incident.A 40-year-old man, however, has been arrested and charged in relation.

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