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Man who died after Aberdeen Christmas Eve flat fire named

Flat fire in Aberdeen

A man who died in hospital following a Christmas Eve fire at a flat in Aberdeen has been named.

He was 42-year-old Mark Hems from Aberdeen.

Emergency services had been called to the fire in Nellfield Place at about 20:00 on 24 December.

Mr Hems was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but later died. A police spokesman said inquiries into the cause of the fire were ongoing.

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