‘It’s just heartbreaking’: Nicola Sturgeon reacts to death of three children in Paisley fire
It comes after Police Scotland confirmed that Fiona Gibson, 12, and her brothers Alexander, eight, and Philip, five, died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
Their 39-year-old mother is still in a critical condition at the Royal Alexandria Hospital.
The family were in the upper cottage flat in Renfrew Road on Friday when a fire broke out at around 9pm.
Posting a tribute on Twitter, the First Minister wrote: “No words are enough. It’s just heartbreaking.
“My thoughts are with all who loved these poor children.
“Fiona, Alexander and Philip - may you rest in peace,” she finished.
Police Scotland said an investigation is underway to establish ”the exact circumstances” of the fire.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officers.
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