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‘One dead’ in blaze at Belfast apartment

One person is believed to have died in a flat fire in south Belfast last night.

The emergency services responded after reports around 7.30pm of a blaze in University Street, which was sealed off for several hours.

A white forensic tent was erected outside the building. Sources suggested one person died.

Both the Ambulance and Fire Services confirmed they attended but would give no further details.

A PSNI spokesman was unavailable for comment.

Belfast Telegraph