A woman has died following a fire at a house in St Andrews this morning (Monday).
Emergency services were called out to Hamilton Avenue at around 7.45am.
Despite an ambulance arriving within minutes of the alarm being raised, a woman was found dead within the home.
A joint investigation between the SFRS and Police Scotland will take place in due course.
A SFRS spokesman said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 7.43am on Monday, November 13 to reports of a fire at a house in Hamilton Avenue, St Andrews, Fife.
“Operations Control immediately mobilised two fire appliances and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames.
“Sadly, a woman, the only person within the property, died.”
A Police Scotland spokesman added: “The death and fire are being investigated but are not being considered suspicious at this time, and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”