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One dead after Livingston flat fire

One person has died following a fire at a flat in West Lothian on Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the two-storey flat in Tweed Drive, Livingston, at about 14:52.

Fire crews, wearing breathing apparatus, tackled the blaze using two high-pressure hose reels.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said it searched the property and "one person was found deceased inside". An investigation is being carried out with Police Scotland into the cause.

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