Leven fire victim is named

Emergency services were called at 7.42am (Pic: George Mcluskie)
Emergency services were called at 7.42am (Pic: George Mcluskie)

The man who died in a house fire in Leven this morning is reported to be Scott Kerr, the Mail understands.

The body of Mr Kerr, who was believed to be in his thirties, was found by emergency services when they were called out to Waggon Road at around 7.42am.

Police and fire services attended and entered the upstairs flat property, where Mr Kerr was found inside.

Three appliances from Leven and Kirkcaldy attended and the fire was extinguished by 8.06am.

A Police Scotland statement said: “Police in Fife are currently in attendance following a fatal fire at an address in Wagon Road, Leven.

“The incident was reported around 7.45am on Tuesday, February 21.

“Police and emergency services attended and a male fatality was found within.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.”

Police are still investigating the cause of the fire.

A statement from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “A crew remains at the scene ventilating the property and ensuring the area is made safe.

“A joint investigation with Police Scotland into the cause of the fire will be carried out in due course.”