Woman Dies In Flat Fire

An elderly woman has died after a fire in South Lanarkshire this morning.

Fire crews were called to the property in Cambuslang, shortly after 1.30am today.

Six firefighters using breathing equipment entered the flat and put out the flames but the woman's body was discovered during a search of the property.

Assistant Chief Officer David Goodhew, of Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service, said: ``I would like to express that our thoughts are with the family and friends of this lady at this time.''

The service's incident research and investigation section is working with Strathclyde Police to determine the cause of the fire.