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Monday, 9 December, 2002, 15:34 GMT
In pictures: City's fire aftermath
Council officials and property owners have been counting the cost after fire swept through Edinburgh's historic Old Town.

Fire crews outside the Gilded Balloon
The home of the Gilded Balloon comedy venue was affected

Firefighters on ladders
Firefighters have been damping down the remaining fires

Street scene
The bill for the damage is expected to run into millions

Road closed
Several roads in the area remained closed on Monday

Gutted building
A number of buildings are expected to be demolished

A firefighter trains his hose on buildings in Edinburgh's Cowgate
Firefighters tried to tackle the fire from above

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