Tayside and Central Scotland

Man rescued from roof during fire at Dundee flats

A man was rescued from a roof after a fire broke out at flats in Dundee.

The blaze began in the attic of a three-storey building in the Hilltown area of the city at about 20:30.

Tayside Fire and Rescue Service said they received a large volume of calls about the incident.

Firefighters brought the man down from the roof with an aerial ladder. He was taken to hospital to be checked over. The blaze is being treated as suspicious.

Residents from all four of the flats within the building were led to safety. No-one else was hurt.

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