This is incredibly sad news. My thoughts are with Barry’s family, friends and colleagues. A stark reminder to us all of the danger which our emergency service personnel face every day.
"It is with profound sadness that we can confirm, on behalf of his family, that Firefighter Barry Martin has passed away this afternoon following the serious injuries he sustained during a large-scale fire at the former Jenners building in Edinburgh.
Interim Chief Officer Ross Haggart has issued the following statement: http://ow.ly/kvlj50MCksa"