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Woman dies after house blaze in Lhanbryde

Scene of fatal fire
Image caption The fire happened on Tuesday morning

A woman, believed to be in her 80s, has died following a blaze at a house in the village of Lhanbryde near Elgin in Moray.

Fire crews were called to a property on Robertson Road just before 07:30.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said crews had used breathing apparatus as they tackled the fire.

Senior officer for Moray and Aberdeenshire, David Rout, said: "Our thoughts are with the family. We will now investigate the cause."

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