Woman dies in farmhouse blaze
A man had to rescued from the building, and suffered minor injuries.
An investigation has been launched after a woman died in a fire.
Emergency services were called to the farmhouse in the Anguston Road, Peterculter area of Aberdeen at about 3.15pm on Thursday.
A woman died as a result of the blaze and a man who had to be helped from the property sustained minor injuries.
Police Scotland can confirm they are carrying out an investigation following a fire at a rural property earlier today near Aberdeen in which a female has sadly died.https://t.co/kRaCxR3Tva— NorthEastPolice (@NorthEPolice) November 15, 2018
Inquiries involving both Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are at an early stage.
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.”