Man, 93, dies after Crossford house fire

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A 93-year-old man has died following a house fire in Fife.

The alarm was raised at about 12:15 after the blaze broke out in a bungalow on Miller Avenue in Crossford.

The pensioner was taken from the building suffering from serious injuries but later died at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said the fire was currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries were continuing.

A joint investigation will be carried out by Police Scotland the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and a report submitted to the procurator fiscal.

At the height of the blaze, 14 firefighters using breathing apparatus were at the scene to bring it under control.

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