Tayside and Central Scotland

Witness appeal after fire at Perth flats forces evacuation

The occupants of six flats had to be evacuated after an "unexplained" fire broke out at in their block in Perth.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward following the incident, which happened at 17:40 on Friday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service brought the blaze under control after the evacuation.

Police said a 63-year-old woman was taken to hospital but later released without treatment.

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