NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Man, 91, found dead after house fire in Fraserburgh

A 91-year-old was found dead after a house fire in the north east of Scotland.

Emergency services were called to the blaze at Phingask Cottages in Fraserburgh shortly after 11:00 on Saturday.

It was thought the man - named locally as Jimmy Simpson - died from smoke inhalation.

Police Scotland said there were no suspicious circumstances and inquiries into the incident were ongoing.

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