Drylaw fire-raising: man faces court
Police have confirmed that a man has been arrested and charged following a fire-raising incident at an address in Wester Drylaw Place. The incident happened at around 8pm on Thursday 26 October.
The 33-year-old is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Detective Inspector Bruce Coutts of Corstorphine CID said: “Fire-raising is exceptionally dangerous and can often result in serious injury or potentially death. Thankfully in this circumstance the fire was quickly extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and no one was injured as a result of this incident.
“For information on extinguishing a fire in your home, please visit the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s website.”