Hawick man's fire death 'unexplained'


A joint police and fire service investigation is under way after a man died following a fire at a property in the Borders.

Emergency services were called out to an address at Mill Path in Hawick at about 10:00.

The body of a man was discovered and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the death was being treated as "unexplained" and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

It is the second house fire death in the south of Scotland in the space of two days.

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