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Man dies after fire at Glenalmond farmhouse

Fire at farmhouse in Glenalmond
Image caption Fire crews were called to the scene near Glenalmond on Wednesday afternoon

A man has died after a fire broke out at a farmhouse in Perthshire.

Emergency services were called to the two-storey detached property near Glenalmond at about 17:35.

Tayside Fire and Rescue said firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the house but the man, who was said to be middle-aged, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances surrounding the blaze.