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Man dies in fire – update

Section:  Annan and Eskdale, Dumfries and West, Lockerbie and Lochmaben, Moffat  | Tags: , ,

THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.

He was Stuart Collis, 51, and he lived alone in the property at Bruce Dewar Mews – pictured above.

Emergency crews rushed to the blaze on Wednesday at about 4.15 pm. The fire was extinguished but Mr Collis’ body was found inside and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A joint fire investigation took place yesterday to establish the cause of the fire.

A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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