Man, 75, dies in fire at his Thornliebank home

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The fire was at a flat in Bangorshill Street

A 75-year-old man has died in a fire at his home in East Renfrewshire.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at a flat in Bangorshill Street, Thornliebank, at about 1000 GMT on Monday after a smoke alarm alerted neighbours.

Strathclyde Police said the body of Thomas Oliver was found inside the flat.

Officers are not treating the death as suspicious. A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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