Woman dies following house fire in Aberdeen suburb
Emergency services were called to the blaze in Peterculter on Thursday afternoon.
A woman has died after a house fire in Aberdeen.
Emergency services were called to the blaze on Anguston Road, Peterculter, shortly after 3pm on Thursday, 15 November 2018
Four fire engines attended the incident, which was said to be in a "single-storey building".
Police later confirmed a woman had died in the fire.
A man who was helped out of the house was treated for minor injuries.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.
An SFRS spokesman said: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 3.15pm on Thursday to reports of a building fire near Aberdeen.
"Operations Control mobilised four fire engines to Peterculter's Anguston Road, where firefighters were met by a fire within a one-storey building."