One Pronounced Dead After Gallowhill Fire

Scene of devastation in Gallowhill

A 38-year-old woman was pronounced dead after emergency services went to the scene of a fire in Gallowhill, Paisley late last night, Thursday 13 April. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Belmont Road, Gallowhill at around 10.45pm.

Police Officers and fire crews are currently still on the scene as enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Scottish Fire and Rescue (SFRS) used a specialist high vehicle to try extinguish the fire. Around five ambulances were in attendance. Six fire engines were mobilised along with two rescue platforms.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 10.45pm on Thursday, 13 April, 2023, police were called to reports of a fire at a property on Belmont Road, Paisley. A 38-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Officers remain in attendance and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

“Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 3922 of 13 April, 2023.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 10.37pm on Thursday, 13 April 2023 to reports of a dwelling fire Belmont Road in Gallowhill, Paisley.

“In total six fire appliances and two aerial rescue platforms were mobilised to the scene. Firefighters extinguished a well-developed fire that had taken hold within a first floor flat in a two-storey building.

“One appliance and one aerial platform remains at the scene this morning.”


  1. Sleep tight Claire you crazy fb post will be missed just like you so will our mails & long chats you truly are diamond 💎 fly high my girl thought and prayers to your kids and family 👪 ❤️ ❤️


  2. Absolutely heartbreaking R-I-P. My thoughts are with all the family in friends at this devastating time 💔💔🥲🥲 xxx


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