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Man dies in Stornoway fire

2 July 2017

A Police Scotland spokesperson said they attended along with fire and ambulance crews.


The police spokesperson said: “A man was taken to hospital in Stornoway but later died.


“His next of kin has been informed.”


A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.37pm on Saturday, July 1 the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service responded to a house fire at Macaulay Road in Stornoway.


“Three appliances attended and crews extinguished the fire using high-powered hoses.”


A man has died following a house fire in Stornoway.


Emergency services were called to the incident in the Manor Park area of Stornoway on Saturday night.


The fire occurred in a property within a block of flats at the roundabout between Macaulay Road and Perceval Road.