Pensioner killed in village house fire named by police

79-year-old Peter Scott was killed in the fire on October 31.

Pensioner, 79, killed in house fire in Brydekirk in Annan named by police Google Maps

A pensioner killed in a fire in Annan has been named by police.

Peter Scott has been confirmed as the man who died in a property on Lady Street in the village of Brydekirk.

The 79-year-old died on October 31 in the blaze.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the fire around 9.40am to extinguish the flames and confirmed the death of a man at the scene.

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.