Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman dies in Glasgow flats blaze

An elderly woman has died following a fire in a block of flats in the south side of Glasgow.

Fire crews were called to a four-storey tenement in Kerrycroy Street shortly before 09:00.

The blaze was quickly extinguished but the woman's body was discovered after a search of the property.

Strathclyde Police said a second elderly woman was treated at the scene by ambulance crews for slight smoke inhalation.

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue and Strathclyde Police have launched a joint investigation into the blaze.

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