A man has died and a woman is fighting for her life after a house fire.
Emergency services were called to Thorn Tree Place in Oakley, Fife, shortly before 6am on Saturday.
A man was pronounced dead at the scene while a woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition after the blaze.
The two-storey house has been cordoned off while investigations are carried out.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “As a result of this incident, one man sadly died and a woman has been taken to the Victoria Hospital in a critical condition.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding this fire.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokeswoman added: “Operations control mobilised a number of resources to Thorn Tree Place and firefighters remain in attendance.”