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Man burnt in Fife care home blaze dies

A man has died in hospital after suffering severe burns in a fire at a care home in Fife.

The elderly man died at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, following the fire at Henderson House in Dalgety Bay, which was evacuated.

The fire was reported in the building's first floor smoking room at 0840 GMT.

There are understood to be about 60 residents at the home. No-one else was injured and the fire has been extinguished.

Fife Constabulary is conducting a joint investigation with Fife Fire and Rescue Service.

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