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Woman dies in Inverness house fire

A woman has died in a fire at a house.

Emergency services were called to a property in Leyton Drive, in the Hilton area of Inverness, at about 7.45am.

Three neighbouring properties were evacuated and the road was closed as firefighters tackled the blaze.

No one else was injured.

A joint police and fire investigation has begun and the woman's next of kin are being contacted.

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