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Firefighters tackle blaze at house in Ayr

Forty firefighters have tackled a blaze at an unoccupied house in Ayr.

The alarm was raised at about 0430 BST at Castlehill Road.

Crews from Ayr, Dreghorn, Kilmarnock and Maybole community fire stations brought the fire under control and prevented it spreading to nearby homes.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. A full investigation will be jointly undertaken by Strathclyde Fire and Rescue and Strathclyde Police.

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