Statement from Andy Roger, resort director at Cameron House Hotel on the fire:

"At approximately 6:40am on Monday 18th December 2017 there was a large fire at Cameron House Hotel. Emergency services were alerted and guests were evacuated to the nearby Boat House Restaurant while Scottish Fire & Rescue, Scottish Ambulance Service and Police Scotland arrived on scene.

"Tragically, the authorities have confirmed two fatalities from the fire.  In addition, three individuals were transported to the local hospital, but have since been discharged.  The safety and well-being of our guests, employees and neighbours is our first priority, and our deepest condolences are with the families of those affected.  

"We are working closely with the authorities to determine the cause of the fire, and to provide support to our guests and the families of those affected."