NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

One person dead after Aberdeen house fire

Fatal fire scene
Image caption An inquiry was launched after the fire in the Garthdee area

One person has been found dead following a fire at a house in Aberdeen.

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to Talisman Drive in the Garthdee area shortly after 1400 BST.

Det Insp David Hadden of Grampian Police confirmed that a body had been found at the scene of the fire.

He added that officers "were working to establish the identity of the deceased".

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