A MAN has died in a house fire.

The 68-year-old was found dead in the house following the fire which happened in Kirkton Avenue, West Kilbride on Wednesday at around 8.45pm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue extinguished the blaze and cops said 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 blaze.