Montrose woman charged after fire in ground-floor flat

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A 40-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a fire in a flat in Montrose last night.

Fire crews were called to Castle Street at 11.14pm on Thursday night following reports of a blaze in a ground-floor flat.

Two local engines attended and one hose reel was used along with four breathing apparatus and one thermal imaging camera.

The blaze was controlled by 11.56pm.

It is understood that no one was injured.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm a 40-year-old woman has been charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”