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Police investigate Hawick house blaze death

Police are investigating the death of a woman after a house fire in the Borders.

Officers were called to a property in Hawick's Fisher Avenue at about 16:00 on Wednesday.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said the body of a 45-year-old woman had been found in the property.

A joint investigation between the police and fire service is under way to establish "the full circumstances surrounding this incident".

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