Tayside and Central Scotland

Elderly woman dies in Arbroath house fire

An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Angus.

Firefighters were called to the address on Warddykes Avenue, Arbroath, at about 20:15 on Saturday.

Fire crews in breathing apparatus quickly found the 81-year-old woman but she had died from the effects of the fire.

A Scottish Fire Service spokesman said the fire was contained in one room. An investigation is ongoing but there are no suspicious circumstances.

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