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Inverkeithing

Two men charged in connection with a suspicious fire in Inverkeithing

Fire Around Fife

We can confirm that two men aged 20 and 19-years-old have now been charged in connection with a deliberate fire in Inverkeithing.

The incident happened on the evening on Monday 19 November at the former Inverkeithing Primary School building on Roods Road.

Emergency services responded and remained at the scene for several hours tackling the blaze.

A third man, aged 20, has also been arrested in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Kelly McEwan from Dunfermline CID said: “Our inquiries remain ongoing and I would like to thank those members of the public who have assisted us during our inquiries so far.

“A number of emergency services personnel were required to deal with this incident and it caused a huge amount of damage to the building.

“The two men are scheduled to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court in December.”