Man dies in Mayfield blaze tragedy

A MAN died following a fire in Mayfield at the weekend.

George Marley, 42, was taken from his burning second-floor flat in Hawthorn Crescent (pictured) on Saturday morning, but died at the scene.

Fire crews from Dalkeith, Newcraighall, Liberton and Musselburgh had been summoned at 1.34am following reports of smoke issuing from the property.

Relatives and friends have posted tributes on Mr Marley’s Facebook page, many referring to “Dode” as being a real character in the Woodburn area.

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