Lothian and Borders fire service are encouraging people to stay safe over the Christmas period by checking they have a working smoke alarm. Watch Commander Stephen Mitchell from the Peebles station told ITV Border what other precautions people should take.
A Jedburgh man's recovering in hospital after he was rescued from a burning flat in the town centre.
Firefighters broke into a third floor property in Market Place on Friday evening.
The 35 year old was found unconscious in the living room.
He was taken to Borders General Hospital near Melrose.