East Lothian fire crews race to scene of 'well-developed' blaze

The fire broke out in East Lothian on Sunday evening
-Credit: (Image: Jaimie Currie)

Fire crews in East Lothian raced to the scene of a blaze after a caravan went up in flames.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were called to the site by West Barns on Sunday evening at around 8.30pm. Motorists saw smoke billowing in the area, with aerial images showing the extent of the blaze.

Crews attended and mobilised two appliances, where they were met with a "well-developed" fire. The SFRS confirmed the blaze was extinguished and the area was made safe, with no casualties.

READ MORE - First picture of 'much-loved' dad who died in Edinburgh hospital following collision

READ MORE - Scottish hiker found during Jay Slater search claims he 'didn't need saved'

Jaimie Currie, who shared the image with Edinburgh Live, said: "I was driving somewhere and I saw the smoke so I had the drone with me and flew it over."

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 8.33pm on Sunday, 23 June to reports of a caravan on fire near Dunbar.

"Operations Control mobilised two fire appliances to the scene, where firefighters were met by a well-developed fire.

"Crews extinguished the fire and worked to make the area safe before leaving the scene. There were no casualties."