A firefighter is in critical condition and four others were admitted for treatment after a fire broke out at the historic Jenners building in Edinburgh.
Why it matters
The fire at the iconic Jenners building in Edinburgh is significant due to the building's historical and cultural significance. The building had been closed for restoration in 2021 and the cause of the fire is not yet known.
What the papers say
All sources report on the fire at the Jenners building in Edinburgh and the injuries sustained by firefighters. They provide similar details on the number of fire engines sent to tackle the blaze and the severity of the injuries sustained by the firefighters.
How we got here
None of the sources provide background information on the Jenners building or the restoration work that was being carried out. The cause of the fire is not yet known and investigations are ongoing.
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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is the national fire and rescue service of Scotland. It was formed by the merger of eight regional fire services in the country on 1 April 2013.
Jenners is a well established department store in Edinburgh, Scotland, situated on Princes Street. It was Scotland's oldest independent department store until it was acquired by House of Fraser in 2005.