Pensioner dies in Sorbie house fire

An 89-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a fire at a house in St John’s Place in Sorbie on Monday.

The fire was discovered at the house at around 7.30pm and the elderly female occupant was removed from the house by neighbours. The fire was extinguished by the Fire and Rescue Service.

A joint investigation with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland into the cause of the fire will take place today (Tuesday). The Procurator Fiscal has been informed.