Woman dies in Inverurie fire

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A pensioner has died following a fire in a sheltered housing complex in Inverurie.

The 86-year-old woman was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where she died from her injuries.

The blaze broke out in a flat in Nether Davah House in the town’s Golf Crescent around 5.35pm on Wednesday.

Police said the outbreak, which was quickly put out, does not appear to be suspicious.