Youth charged with farm blaze

The blaze at Langside farm
The blaze at Langside farm

Police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with wilful fireraising, following a fire at Langside Farm, Dalkeith.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 and resulted in a major response from Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).

SFRS mobilised crews from Dalkeith, Musselburgh, Marionville, Liberton, Tranent, McDonald Road and Crewe Toll fire stations to the incident.

It was further complicated by the presence of gas canisters and livestock on the property.

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