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Joint fire and police investigation to take place after fire at a property in Thurso

5th November 2014

Update 5 November 2014
29 year-old man reported following a fire at a flat in Thurso
Following reports of a fire at a flat on Bayview Terrace, Thurso on Tuesday 04 November 2014, a 29 year-old man was taken to Caithness General Hospital where it was ascertained that he had suffered no long term injuries as a result of the incident.

As part of an ongoing investigation, officers can confirm that the 29 year-old man has subsequently been reported in connection with the incident. He will appear at Wick Sheriff Court from police custody this afternoon (Wednesday 05 November 2014).

If anyone has any information about the incident they are encouraged to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

4 November 2014
At about 04:57 hours this morning (Tuesday 04 November 2014), police in Thurso received a report of a fire within a flat on Bayview Terrace.

Emergency services attended at the scene and the fire was gained under control by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

A man in his twenties was taken to Caithness General Hospital for observations.

The fire is currently being treated as unexplained and will be subject to a joint fire and police investigation.

If anyone has any information about the incident they are encouraged to contact Police on 101.

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