Police Scotland can now confirm two people have died following a fire at the Cameron House Hotel earlier today, Monday 18 December 2017.
Around 0650 hours, police were called to a report of a fire at the hotel. More than 200 guests were evacuated from the building which has been extensively damaged. Officers remain at the scene and are working with other emergency services to establish the exact circumstances of the incident.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Four people were taken to hospital, one to the RAH who later died. A further three people were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University, Hospital for treatment.
A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.