Forfar Athletic reclaimed their place at the League 1 summit after Dunfermline's residence lasted less than 24 hours.

Dick Campbell's side dismantled Stenhousemuir 3-0 at Station Park, Dale Hilson laying the foundations with a goal after barely three minutes.

Gavin Swankie added the second five minutes into the second half and three minutes later Stenhousemuir's Ciaran Summers was sent off. Martin Fotheringham made it 3-0 late on.

Airdrieonians hoisted themselves off the bottom with a convincing 4-0 win over Brechin City.

Scott Fraser, newly arrived on loan from Dundee United, made an immediate impact when his free-kick found the net after two minutes. David Proctor nodded in the second after 20 minutes. Airdrie kept up the pressure in the second half and Jim Lister extended their advantage after 57 minutes. Nathan Blockley completed the scoring after his lob went in off the crossbar.

Morton enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win over Stirling Albion. Andy Barrowman opened the scoring in 33 minutes after Callum Reidford parried a Joe McKee shot and substitute David McNeil raced clear five minutes from time to hit the second.

In League 2, Queen's Park moved into third place with a 3-1 win at East Stirlingshire. Shaun Fraser gave the visitors the perfect start when he headed home after just four minutes, before adding a second after 25 minutes.

Connor Greene pulled a goal back for the hosts after 65 minutes but Paul Woods secured the win at the death.

Clyde got themselves off the bottom with a 1-0 win away to East Fife, only their second league victory of the season.

Scott McManus scored the only goal after 38 minutes and Clyde goalkeeper Alan Martin made a string of saves to keep the home side at bay. The Fifers had Ewan Moyes sent off in the second half.