Student halls evacuated

posted 19 Oct 2009, 06:20 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
Firefighters were called to Edinburgh University last night after a burning smell was discovered in the foyer of the Kings Buildings.

The student accommodation, on Mayfield Road, was cleared for inspection after the smell was reported to Lothians & Borders Fire and Rescue Service at 6.13pm.

All floors were evacuated and an external examination was also carried out.

Source: Edinburgh Evening News