Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man found dead after house fire in Edinburgh

A man has been found dead following a fire at a property in Edinburgh.

Fifefighters were called to St Katharine's Cresent in the Gracemount area of the city on Wednesday lunchtime.

They found thick black smoke coming from the ground floor of the two storey terraced house. The man's body was discovered inside.

His identity has not yet been released and an investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

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