Tayside and Central Scotland

Woman dies in Hogmanay house fire in Monifieth

A woman has died in a house fire which broke out at a property in Angus on New Year's Eve.

The blaze started at about 22:30 on Wednesday night in North Bank Street, Monifieth.

A Fire Scotland spokeswoman said the fire had been tackled in a bedroom of the house but there had been one fatality.

The age and identity of the woman has not been released. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

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