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Woman serious after chalet fire in Fife

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital with arm and chest burns following a fire at a travellers site in Fife.

A 50-year-old was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy after a fire broke out in a chalet in Kelty at 10:50 on Monday.

She has now been transferred to St John's Hospital in Livingston.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the blaze was still under investigation.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland and the Scottish fire and Rescue Service responded last night following a fire at a travellers site in Kelty.

"A 50-year-old woman was seriously injured.

"A joint investigation is currently underway to establish the full circumstances of the incident."

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