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Safety visits offered after Ullapool and Golspie fatal fires

Ullapool fire Image copyright Brian Smith
Image caption The fire-damaged house in Ullapool where a woman died

Firefighters are to offer home visits and safety checks in Ullapool and Golspie following fatal fires in the Highland villages at the weekend.

A woman died after emergency services were called to the blaze in Pulteney Street, Ullapool, on Saturday.

A man was brought out of his home in Duke Street, Golspie, on Sunday but was later pronounced dead.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service described the weekend's incidents as "tragic".

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