Man dies following house fire

Firefighters at Letham Terrace in Leven. Picture: George McLuskie
Firefighters at Letham Terrace in Leven. Picture: George McLuskie

Police are investigating following the death of a man in a house fire in Leven this morning (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called out to Wagon Road at around 7.42am.

Police and fire services attended and entered the property, and the man 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 yet to confirm details about the incident.

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.”