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A man who died after a caravan fire in Melrose has been identified by police as David Ogg. He was 63 years old.
The vehicle was parked on the driveway of a house when the fire broke out on Saturday, July 27.
Forensic investigations are underway after a caravan caught fire on a residential street in the Scottish Borders. The blaze killed one man.
The vehicle was parked in the driveway of a house in Melrose when the fire broke out on Saturday night, July 27.
So far, Police Scotland hasn't been able to release the name of a victim or to say whether or not it was an accident.
People living on the street have described seeing a ball of fire.
Watch Kim Inglis' report here:
Forensic investigations are continuing into a caravan fire that killed a man in the Scottish Borders on Saturday night.
Kim Inglis reports:
A Police investigation is underway after a person died following a caravan fire in the Borders.
Firefighter were called to the blaze at around 10pm on Saturday night on a driveway in Melrose. The caravan was totally destroyed and the body of what is believed to be man was recovered from inside.
Police Scotland have confirmed there was one fatality and say they are investigating the blaze. A forensic tent was set up around the scene on Sunday.