Fatal house fire in Bo'ness

A 63-year old man has died following a fire in Commissioner Street in Bo'ness last night.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 1:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 2:45 pm
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene

The fire broke out on Tuesday evening and police and fire services attended around 10.45pm.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Bo’ness responded along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to an address in Commissioner Street at around 10.45 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd February following reports of a fire having broken out.

“As a result of this incident a 63-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire is ongoing and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”