Fury over hoax caller

THE emergency services have condemned a hoax caller who falsely reported a major blaze at Woodside Tower in Muirhouse.

Firefighters, police officers and paramedics rushed to the building last Wednesday after a report that fire was ‘belching’ out of it around 9pm.

However, following a series of checks, it was established that the 999 call had been malicious.

For the full story, see the February 2 edition of the Times & Speaker.