Three taken to hospital as firefighters tackle house blaze

Three people have been taken to hospital following a fire at a house in Lossiemouth.

Around 45 firefighters are tackling the blaze, which broke out at around 3.45am on Thursday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said six fire engines and other support appliances were dealing with the incident in Macdonald Drive in the Moray town.

Three people have been taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin for treatment.

An SFRS spokeswoman said: “Operations control mobilised a number of fire engines to Macdonald Drive where firefighters were met by a fire in a two-storey property.

“Crews remain on the scene working to extinguish the fire.”