A YOUNG Dunfermline man threw a fire extinguisher off the balcony of his home.

As a result, George Stewart, 19, of Broomhead Drive, appeared in the dock at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on July 11, at his home address, he culpably and recklessly threw a fire extinguisher from the balcony, placing people below in danger of being struck by it.

Sheriff Charles MacNair called for reports and Stewart will be sentenced on March 4.