Crews are tackling a “well-developed” fire at a sports building near a school in Edinburgh.

The alarm was raised at Watsonians Clubhouse on Myreside Road, close to George Watson’s College, at around 9.20am on Wednesday.

Seven appliances are at the scene, as well as a high-reach vehicle.

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Pictures on social media show large plumes of smoke billowing from the property.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said the fire has taken hold in the roof and first floor of the two-storey building, adding that the blaze was now under control but crews remain at the scene.