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Man dies nine days after house fire

A woman and a 13-month-old girl were also taken to hospital following the blaze.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Lossiemouth (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Emergency services were called to the scene in Lossiemouth (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A man has died nine days after a fire which left a woman and a 13-month-old girl in a serious condition.

Firefighters were called to a report of the blaze at MacDonald Drive in Lossiemouth, Moray, at around 3.45am on Thursday February 21.

A 35-year-old man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and later transferred to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he died on Saturday.

A 31-year-old woman was also taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary while the girl was airlifted to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

They are both believed to have been released from hospital.

Police said there are no apparent suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson said: “My thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragic incident.”

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said six fire engines and other support appliances attended the incident.

A neighbouring property was also evacuated as a precaution.

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