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Man dies in fire – update

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

Cooking major cause of fires

ALMOST a quarter of accidental dwelling fires in Dumfries and Galloway last year have been blamed on on people being distracted while cooking.

Blaze devastates Annan house

A BLAZE which has devastated an Annan house is being investigated by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.

Woman plucked to safety from River Nith

THERE was a rescue on the River Nith at the Whitesands in Dumfries on Thursday night.

VIDEO: Flash flooding hits Lower Annandale

THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.

Daylight raid on Stranraer flat

POLICE at Stranraer are investigating a raid at a flat in the town’s Dalrymple Street.

Task force to tackle ‘death trap’ factory

A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.

Region on blaze risk alert after major wildfire

DANGERS of the tinder-dry countryside have been highlighted after a weekend wildfire in south west Scotland.

Gretna house fire treated as deliberate

A SUSPICIOUS fire is now being treated as wilful fireraising at a house in Gretna on Sunday, prompting an investigation by Police Scotland.

Injured men freed after Stewartry accident

TWO MEN were cut free from wreckage after a three-vehicle crash on the Kirkcudbright – Castle Douglas road today.

Residents rescued from flooded home

A SCOTTISH Fire and Rescue Service specialist water crew from Newton Stewart went to the aid of residents whose home was left under three feet of flood water on Friday.

£235k new fire tender for rural station

FIREFIGHTERS at Moffat have taken delivery of a brand new fire engine.

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