Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman dies following Edinburgh house fire

A woman has died after a house fire in Edinburgh.

Firefighters were called to Burnhead Crescent in the south of the city at about 00:50.

They managed to rescue two people from the house, who were then treated by paramedics. But one of them died later.

The fire was extinguished by 03:30. A joint investigation by the police and fire service has been started.

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