Man and two children flee West Lothian house fire

A MAN and two children escaped unhurt after fire broke out in the kitchen of a house in Whitburn, West Lothian.

A man and two children were rescued from a house fire in West Lothian. Picture: TSPL

Firefighters were called to the two-storey semi-detached property in Lochmaree Way at 9.10pm yesterday.

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The 24-year-old man and a boy and a girl, both aged nine, were checked by paramedics but did not need to go to hospital.

The fire caused extensive damage to the kitchen but did not spread to the rest of the house.