Glasgow & West Scotland

Man, 67, dies after house blaze

A 67-year-old man has died following a fire at his home in South Ayrshire.

Emergency services were called following reports of a blaze at Foreland, Ballantrae, at about 2315 BST on Thursday.

Fire crews gained entry to the house and discovered the body of George Smith in the kitchen.

Strathclyde Police said inquiries were ongoing into the cause of the fire and a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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