One man aged 75 dead after Balmedie house fire
A 75-year-old man has died after a house fire in Aberdeenshire.
The emergency services were called to Eigie House Cottages in Balmedie shortly before 06:00.
The building was found to be "well alight".
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Unfortunately due to this fire there is one fatality. Inquiries are at an early stage."