Pollokshields fire: One man tragically dies in Glasgow southside flat blaze after fire crew rushed to McClulloch Street

Police Scotland has announced that the body of a man has been found in a flat in Pollokshields following a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

McCulloch Street, Pollokshields (Photo: Google Maps).

Police and fire crews were seen in McCulloch Street, Pollokshields, on Tuesday afternoon, after a fire broke out in a tenement flat on Lincluden Path nearby.

Nine fire engines attended and dozens of families were evacuated.

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Unfortunately, on Wednesday morning, Police Scotland announced that a man’s body has been found within the property.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 1.30pm on Tuesday, 1 June, police were called to a fire at a flat in Lincluden Path, McCulloch Street, Glasgow

"Emergency services attended and residents were evacuated from the building. The body of a man was found within the property.

"The fire is currently being treated as unexplained and a joint investigation between Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is ongoing.”

On Tuesday, the First Minister said her constituency office “stands ready” to offer any assistance necessary.

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