Glasgow & West Scotland

One person killed in Port Glasgow house blaze

One person has died following a fire at a house in Port Glasgow, Inverlcyde.

Emergency services were called to the property in Bute Avenue at about 0310 GMT on Monday.

Search and rescue teams discovered a body after the fire was put out. At the height of the blaze, a total of 20 firefighters were involved.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. A joint investigation has been launched by Strathclyde Fire and Rescue and Strathclyde Police.

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