Teenagers taken to hospital after Kirkcaldy house fire

Firefighters make the house in Benarty Street safe after the blaze
Firefighters make the house in Benarty Street safe after the blaze
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Two teenagers have been taken to hospital after a house fire in Kirkcaldy.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at a two-storey house in Benarty Street at around 4.18 a.m. on Thursday.

Firemen removing debris from the roof

Firemen removing debris from the roof

Two units and an aerial appliance were at the scene and the fire was brought under control shortly after 5.00 a.m.

A spokesman for the fire service said a dog was rescued from the first floor of the property and two teenage boys were taken to hospital for a check up.

They are not thought to have been seriously injured.

Crews remained at the scene throughout Thursday morning to dampen down the fire.

Roads in the area were affected by smoke and access was blocked to Lomond Gardens, Pentland Place, Cleish Gardens and Forth Park Drive.

More details to follow.