A man has been acquitted of deliberately starting a blaze in a block of flats which left residents clambering down ladders from their windows to safety.
A police officer has told a trial a man accused of starting a fire in the basement of a block of flats said “voices” told him to do it.
A senior firefighter has told a trial how residents had to escape from their windows after a blaze broke out at a block of flats.
Lee Munro is accused of wilfully setting fire to a mattress in the basement of 32 St Clair Street, Aberdeen.
Lee Munro was spotted by residents in Clifton Road, Aberdeen, on July 30 last year walking around holding a knife but, by the time police could get there, the 18-year-old had run off.