Man charged after cat and kittens killed in flat fire

Police said the loss of the animals was 'extremely distressing' for their owner.

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A man has been charged after two kittens and a cat were killed in a flat fire.

The blaze erupted at around 4.15am on Saturday, October 23, on Keir Hardie Street, in Methil, Fife.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and police said a report had been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Police Scotland previously said a 36-year-old woman left the flat at around 8pm on Friday, October 22, and the property is believed to have been unoccupied after that time.

Detective sergeant Clark Forrest, of Levenmouth CID, said the loss of the woman’s kittens and cat was “extremely distressing”.

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