A 58-year-old man died in a house fire in Stornoway on Saturday night.

Emergency services attended the scene, on the corner of Perceval Road and Macaulay Road at 7.50pm.

The man - who has not yet been named - was conveyed to Western Isles Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say no-one else was injured in the fire, and an investigation into its cause is underway.

Detective Inspector Richard Baird said: "A joint investigation with the fire service will be carried out. Enquiries are at a very early stage.

"As is standard a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."