South Scotland

Castle Douglas coach and lorry fire 'suspicious'

A coach and lorry fire at a yard in Dumfries and Galloway has caused damage estimated to run to more than £25,000.

Police are treating the blaze at the ABC Travel site at Clarebrand near Castle Douglas as suspicious.

It was discovered at about 01:00 and Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene.

A full fire investigation is now under way and anyone who may have seen anything in the area around that time has been asked to contact police.

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