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Pensioner Dies After House Fire In Lanark
A woman has died following a house fire in Lanark, police have said.
The emergency services were called to the blaze at a home on Broomgate shortly after 9pm on Saturday.
Three fire engines were sent to the scene and a 87-year-old woman was taken to hospital.
Police said the woman died later.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Around 9.15pm, police were called to a report of a fire within a house on Broomgate, Lanark.
"Emergency services attended and an 87-year-old woman was taken to hospital where she later died.
"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."
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Police and other emergency services were called to a property in Redburn, Bonhill, Alexandria, at about 12.30am on Tuesday.
Charities say the stage it's diagnosed is crucial.
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