Highlands & Islands

Woman dies in house fire in Fort William

A 51-year-old woman has died in a house fire that led to a temporary closure of the A82 in Fort William, the police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Belford Road at about midday.

Northern Constabulary said the woman would not be named until her relatives had been told of her death.

The section of the A82 close to the scene was closed for a short time. Police and firefighters are investigating the incident.

Northern Constabulary said a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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