Remains found after fatal fire at Buchan farm

Incident Commander Taylor from Peterhead Fire Station surveys the tragic scene at Dumpston Farm near Longside where one person died.
Incident Commander Taylor from Peterhead Fire Station surveys the tragic scene at Dumpston Farm near Longside where one person died.

investigations are underway after a fatal blaze at Dumpston Farm, Longside, at around around 10pm last night (Wednesday).

Grampian Police officers confirmed this morning that remains have been found at the property but no identification has been made at this stage.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown and a joint fire investigation is underway although enquiries are at an early stage.

The property was extensively damaged and an 83-year-old man was taken to Peterhead Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.