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In Pictures: Edinburgh fires

Pic by Daniel Paton

Firefighters were alerted to the blaze at the Khushi's Restaurant just before 2010 GMT/Pic sent by Daniel Paton.

Pic by Roxana Pope

Roxana Pope, who lives on Victoria Street, sent this picture of the roof of the Khushi's Restaurant well alight.

Pic by Fergus Mackenzie

At one point firefighters were withdrawn for their own safety due to the ferocity of the blaze/Pic by Fergus Mackenzie.

Pic by Rupert Bright

People were evacuated from nearby buildings, including two flats, an office block and the Liquid Rooms bar/Pic by Rupert Bright.

Pic by Mary Clare

Meanwhile, Mary Clare took this picture of emergency services making their way to Frederick Street to attend a fire at a hairdressers.

Khushi's Restaurant/Pic by PA

Firefighters were continuing to assess the damage caused by the Victoria Street fire/Pic by the Press Association



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