Tayside and Central Scotland

Brechin flats fire 'started deliberately'

A block of flats in Angus was evacuated after a fire was started deliberately on the first floor.

Firefighters were called to the block on Union Street in Brechin at about 2315 GMT on Tuesday.

The blaze was found in a first-floor flat. The occupant was not at home, but the rest of the block was evacuated until the fire was put out.

Tayside Police said an investigation had indicated the fire had been started deliberately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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