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Carol Henderson, 51, named as Westhill fire victim

Fare Park Gardens scene
Image caption The emergency services were called to the scene

A woman who died in a house fire in Aberdeenshire has been named by police.

Carol Henderson, 51, was found after fire crews were called to the property in Fare Park Gardens, Westhill, at about 05:15.

Image caption The road was cordoned off by police pending an investigation

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze.

A joint police and fire service investigation is under way. The cause of the fire is currently being treated as "unexplained".

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