Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman dies in Edinburgh flat fire

A woman died in the fire at the Albion Gardens flat
Image caption A woman died in the fire at the Albion Road flat

A 50-year-old woman has died in an early morning fire at a top-floor flat in the east end of Edinburgh.

The fire service were called to the flat in Albion Road, close to Hibernian FC's Easter Road Stadium, at about 07:30.

The fire has now been put out, but firefighters are still at the scene.

An investigation has begun into the cause of the fire and the woman will not be named until relatives have been informed.