Belfast Telegraph

Pensioner dies in blaze at house

A pensioner has died in a house fire, emergency services say.

The alarm was raised at about 6.35am on Saturday morning when the blaze was spotted in the home on Bridge Street in Downpatrick, Co Down.

A woman in her 70s died in the fire.

A police spokeswoman said the cause of the blaze is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

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