South Scotland

Man suffers serious burns in car fire near Irongray Church

Irongray Church Image copyright Leslie Barrie
Image caption Emergency services were called out to the fire near Irongray Church

A 54-year-old man has suffered serious burns in a car fire in southern Scotland.

Emergency services were called out to the incident near Irongray Church close to Dumfries at about 10:00.

The blaze was put out by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the man, who was found at the scene, taken to hospital by ambulance.

A police spokesman said that the area around the scene had been cordoned off for a time during the incident.

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