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Woman dies in house fire

An elderly woman has died after a house fire in Gretna late last night.

Fire officers were called to Union Road at about half past ten.

The woman was taken to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary where she died.

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Dead woman named following fatal house fire

Fatal house fire in Gretna Credit: ITV Border

Police have named an elderly woman who died following a house fire in Gretna last night.

86 year old Martha Carruthers was rescued from the property on Union Road just after 10 o'clock.

The widow was taken to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary where she was pronounced dead.

Investigations are continuing .

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