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Elderly woman killed in house fire in Polmont

Burned down house
Image caption The fatal fire happened in a house in Polmont

An elderly woman has died in a large blaze that destroyed her home near Falkirk.

An investigation has been launched into the 72-year-old's death in Dochart Crescent, Polmont.

Firefighters were called just after noon on Monday.

They tackled the blaze for more than six hours.

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