Highlands & Islands

Fire on Benbecula leaves man dead

A 57-year-old man has died following a fire at Island Flodda on Benbecula in the Western Isles.

Angus John MacDonald was found dead at the scene after emergency services were alerted to an outbuilding on fire at about 09:18.

Mr MacDonald was taken from the outbuilding, which was next to a house, but could not be saved.

A joint investigation by fire and police services is under way to establish the cause of the fire.

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