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Fatal Fire - Renfrew Road. Paisley

Published 20th June 2020

Police Scotland officers are continuing enquiries following a fatal fire at a flat in Paisley on Friday, 19 June, 2020.

Around 9 pm on Friday, 19 June, 2020 emergency services attended a report of fire at an upper cottage flat in Renfrew Road, Paisley. Three children, Fiona Gibson (12), Alexander James Gibson (8) and Philip Gibson (5) were taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital but sadly died a short time after admission. 

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

A 39-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. Hospital staff describe her condition as critical.

A police spokesperson said:

“An investigation is underway to establish the exact circumstances of this incident.
“Anyone who has information that could assist our enquiries should contact police via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 3669 of 19 June 2020.”


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