Teenager found dead after blaze rips through house
The 18-year-old woman died during a fire at a property on York Street, Ayr, on Sunday night.
A teenager has died after a blaze ripped through a house in Ayr.
Emergency crews were called to the fire at a property on York Street at around 8.30pm on Sunday night.
An 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 22-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman were taken to hospital for treatment.
A Police Scotland spokesperson: "At 8.30pm on Sunday we received reports of a fire at a property on York Street.
"An 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
"A post-mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of her death.
"A 22-year-old man and a 49-year-old man were taken to hospital for treatment.
"Officers have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the fire."
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson added: "SFRS were alerted at 8.22pm to reports of a fire at a two-storey dwelling on York Street.
"Operations control immediately mobilised a number of fire engines and crews extinguished the fire. Two currently remain in attendance."
A Scottish Ambulance spokesperson said: "We received a call at 8.48pm on Sunday to attend an incident on York Street in Ayr.
"We dispatched three ambulances and our special operations team to the scene. We transported two patients to Ayr Hospital."