THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.
ALMOST a quarter of accidental dwelling fires in Dumfries and Galloway last year have been blamed on on people being distracted while cooking.
A BLAZE which has devastated an Annan house is being investigated by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.
THERE was a rescue on the River Nith at the Whitesands in Dumfries on Thursday night.
THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.
POLICE at Stranraer are investigating a raid at a flat in the town’s Dalrymple Street.
A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.
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.
TWO MEN were cut free from wreckage after a three-vehicle crash on the Kirkcudbright – Castle Douglas road today.
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.
FIREFIGHTERS at Moffat have taken delivery of a brand new fire engine.