South Scotland

Man held over Kirkcolm village store fire

A 30-year-old man is to be reported in connection with a fire at the village store at Kirkcolm near Stranraer.

In a short statement, Police Scotland confirmed that the local man would be the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.

The fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning and left the Church Road store severely damaged.

More than 20 firefighters were deployed to the scene to bring the flames under control.

The village hall has been offered as a temporary shop while the fire-damaged store is closed.

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