Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman found dead after Gartcosh house fire

A woman has died after a fire in a village in North Lanarkshire.

Firefighters were alerted to the blaze in Gartcosh at lunchtime on Wednesday.

Several crews attended the two-storey house in Coatbridge Road but the blaze was already well established and the woman was later found dead inside.

A joint Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service investigation has begun into the cause of the fire which was reported at 12:27.

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