Man in hospital following blaze

Scene of the fatal fire at Tongland
Scene of the fatal fire at Tongland

FIREFIGHTERS battled a house fire in Twynholm on Friday which put a man in hospital.

The blaze broke out at around 4.30am in the bedroom of the property and it took more than an hour to bring it under control.

The man is now being treated at Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary for minor burns and smoke inhalation.