Belfast Telegraph

At least three dead in bungalow fire in Fermanagh

Police are working to establish the cause of the blaze.

At least three people have died in a house fire in Fermanagh.

Emergency services were called to what the fire service described as a “well-developed” blaze at a detached bungalow in Derrylin shortly after 7am.

The fire has now been extinguished and police and fire officers are working to determine if anyone else was involved in the incident, in the area of Doon Road and Molly Road.

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy of the Police Service of Northern Ireland said: “Sadly we can confirm that three people have lost their lives in this fire.

“Emergency services remain at the scene and are carrying out an extensive examination of the property to establish the cause of the blaze and determine if any other persons have been involved.”

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service sent three fire appliances to the scene.

The service tweeted: “We received a call at 7.14am this morning to a house fire in Doon Road, Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh. Firefighters dealt with a well-developed fire in a detached bungalow. 3 Fire Appliances attended the incident. The fire is now extinguished and NIFRS remains at the scene.”

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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