Car bursts into flames near Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh
Traffic brought to a halt by incident on North Bridge on Thursday afternoon.
Traffic was brought to a halt after a car caught fire in Edinburgh city centre.
The vehicle burst into flames as it crossed the North Bridge and came to a halt in the middle of the road outside the Scotsman Hotel around 3pm on Thursday.
Emergency services were called to the scene and closed the bridge in both directions.
No one was hurt in the incident and the road was reopened at 3.30pm.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "At 3.04pm on Thursday, February 23, we were alerted to reports of vehicle fire on North Bridge in Edinburgh.
"Firefighters extinguished the fire using a high-power hose. There were no casualties.
"Crews ensured the area was made safe before leaving the scene."