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Man dies after Clousta house fire in Shetland

Scene of fire

A man has died following a house fire on the west side of Shetland.

Three fire appliances were called to the scene at Clousta in the early hours of Monday.

The name of the man has not yet been released.

Almost 20 firefighters from three different stations attended the incident. Crews had to pump water from the sea and wear breathing equipment to fight the flames. A joint fire and police investigation is under way.

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