A pensioner has died following a fire at a house in West Kilbride.

The 68-year-old man was found dead within a house in Kirkton Avenue after firefighters extinguished a blaze.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a fire around 8.45pm on Wednesday, September 19.

The fire was extinguished however a pensioner was found dead within the house.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place however there would not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire.