Highlands & Islands

Five people escape from Inverness house fire

Four adults and a child have escaped from a fire in a house in Inverness in the early hours of the morning.

Emergency services were called to the property in the Dalneigh area at about 0220 BST.

The fire was dealt with quickly and the occupants of the house managed to get out, although two adults suffered minor burns and the effects of smoke.

Northern Constabulary said an investigation was under way into the cause of the fire.

It is understood the blaze started in a bedroom.

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