Man dies after fire in Falkirk
6 July 2019, 10:20 | Updated: 6 July 2019, 10:23
A man has died after an early morning house fire in Falkirk.
Emergency services were alerted to the blaze in a first-floor flat in Davids Loan at about 4.30 am on Saturday.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent six appliances to the scene, with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackling the flames.
A fire service spokeswoman said: "One casualty was removed but sadly passed away."
Police Scotland confirmed that a man had died as a result of the incident.
"A joint investigation is under way to establish the full circumstances surrounding this fire," a spokesman said.