Evening Times

Man dies in city flat fire


A MAN has died in a fire at a flat in Glasgow.

The 61-year-old victim was found suffering from smoke inhalation in the flat in Tollcross Road in the East End of the city.

A spokesman for Strathclyd­e Fire and Rescue Service said the flat was “well alight” when crews arrived shortly before 6pm on Saturday.

The man was taken to the city’s Royal Infirmary but died later.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstan­ces surroundin­g the blaze.

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