Fatal caravan fire

A Police investigation is underway after a man died following a caravan fire in the Borders.

Full report: Fatal caravan fire in Melrose

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:

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Investigation after body found following caravan fire

Scene of the fatal fire
A body was recovered following the fire on Saturday night in Melrose Credit: Borders Press Agency

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.