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Police forensics and fire investigation at Donore Cresent in Antrim after Fire service attended a call early this morning - Credit: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Police forensics and fire investigation at Donore Cresent in Antrim after Fire service attended a call early this morning - Credit: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Police forensics and fire investigation at Donore Cresent in Antrim after Fire service attended a call early this morning - Credit: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

A man has been hospitalised from burns after an incident in a housing estate in Antrim.

Police responded to a report of a fire at a property in the Donore Crescent area of the town at around 7.30am.

Detective Sergeant Lyttle said: “Officers attended the scene along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. A man in his 20s was taken to hospital for treatment by NIAS.

“Enquiries are continuing and there are no further details at this time.”

A spokesman for the Ambulance Service confirmed it was responding to reports of a male having sustained burns.

An emergency crew attended the incident, and after after an initial assessment and treatment at the scene one patient was taken to hospital.

Belfast Telegraph


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