THREE men have made brief appearances in court following a fire in which a house and a car were extensively damaged in Annan.
A BLAZE which has devastated an Annan house is being investigated by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.
THERE is a very high fire risk in south west Scotland’s tinder-dry scrubland and other open spaces following an extended period of dry weather.
DANGERS of the tinder-dry countryside have been highlighted after a weekend wildfire in south west Scotland.
A SUSPICIOUS fire is now being treated as wilful fireraising at a house in Gretna on Sunday, prompting an investigation by Police Scotland.
A FIRE in Gretna is being treated as suspicious by police and fire service investigators.
POLICE at Dumfries have issued a plea for information following a suspicious fire inside a derelict mansion near Kirkton, Dumfries on Friday night.
A JOINT police and fire investigation is going on into a car fire early on Thursday morning at a hotel car park in Annan.
A DRIVER, believed to be from the region, has died as a result of an horrific two-car crash on the A76 road in Nithsdale.