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Man dies following house fire in Antrim

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Police have confirmed that a man aged in his 60's has sadly died after a fire at his home in Antrim.

Emergency Services rushed to the scene of the fire on Saturday morning, 6th May, in the Kilgreel Road area of the town.

Two police officers and one other resident received treatment for smoke inhalation following the incident.

A spokesperson for the Police Service of Norhern Ireland said:

"Police can confirm that a man in his 60s has sadly died following a fire at a property in the Kilgreel Road area of Antrim on Saturday, 6th May.

"One other resident and two police officers were treated at the scene for the effects of smoke inhalation.

"An investigation is currently underway."


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