A MAN was found dead in an armchair in a blazing flat.
Fire crews were called to the ground-floor property in Avontoun Crescent, Linlithgow, yesterday morning. An ambulance attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.
Early today, a 35-year-old woman and a four-year-old boy were taken to hospital suffering the effects of smoke after a fire at a house in Niddrie Marischal Place.