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Fatal fire in Keith


By Chris Saunderson


ONE person has died following a fire in Keith.

Fire broke out at a Keith home late Thursday night.
Fire broke out at a Keith home late Thursday night.

Four fire appliances were called to the scene at Reidhaven Square in Keith around 9pm on Thursday.

The name of the person who died has not yet been revealed.

Police Scotland has confirmed that a man has died.

The fire was quickly dealt with by firefighters, however, the body of a man was found within.

Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson said: "Enquiries into the circumstances of the fire will be ongoing today, however at this stage there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.

"The local community are thanked for their patience whilst emergency services have dealt with this incident."

The A96 in Keith was closed for a period but has now reopened.



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