Man found dead in Dumfries house fire identified

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Emergency services were called out to Bruce Dewar Mews on Wednesday afternoon

A man who was found dead after a fire broke out at a house in Dumfries has been identified.

Stuart Collis, 51, lived alone at the property in the town's Bruce Dewar Mews.

Emergency services were called out at about 16:15 on Wednesday after a fire was discovered.

Mr Collis' body was found in the house and he was pronounced dead at the scene. A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

A joint police and fire service investigation is being carried out into the cause of the incident.

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