Updated: Woman and child taken to hospital after Jedburgh fire

A fire which left a woman and child had to be treated in hospital after a fire broke out at a flat in Jedburgh early this morning.

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 1:33 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 6:19 pm
FIre crews at the scene on Friday lunchtime.

Firefighters were called to the home in Headrig in the Parkside end of the town at 2.35am today.

A fire service spokesman said a woman and girl were taken to Borders General Hospital for precautionary checks for the effects of smoke inhalation.

Three fire engines went to the scene and extinguished the blaze and crews remain at the house this afternoon.

Flat fire, Headrig.

A Police Sotland spokesman said: “Police received report of a fire at an address on Headrig in Jedburgh around 2.50am on Friday, November 22. An adult and a child were taken to Borders General Hospital as a precaution. There were no injuries.

“This was an electrical fire, non-suspicious and there is no further police involvement.”