South Scotland

Twynholm man in hospital after house fire

A man has been taken to hospital following a blaze at a house in a small village in Dumfries and Galloway.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Twynholm just after 0430 BST.

It is understood that the fire broke out in a bedroom of the property. The man is now being treated for smoke inhalation and minor burns.

Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service worked for more than a hour to bring the blaze under control at the rural location.

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