Fatality at Balmedie fire

Police are carrying out investigations following this morning's fire
Police are carrying out investigations following this morning's fire

One person has died following a fire this morning.

At 5.50am today Scottish Fire and Rescue services were called out to a fire at Eigie House Cottages, Balmedie. The emergency services attended with Police Scotland where the dwelling was described as “well alight”.

Police still carrying out investigations

Police still carrying out investigations

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Unfortunately due to this fire there is one fatality and enquiries are at an early stage.

Three fire engines attended and left the scene at 9am.

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Services said that there were no other rescues.

Fire crews and police are still on the scene carrying out investigations.

Ongoing investigations

Ongoing investigations