Highlands & Islands

Woman who died after a fire in Fort William named

A woman who died following a fire at her home in Fort William on Wednesday has been named by police.

Fifty-one-year-old Catherine McPhail died after the incident in Belford Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about midday and a section of the A82 nearby was closed for a short time.

Northern Constabulary and Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Services have launched a joint investigation.

Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances to the incident.

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