Newry Fire: Man Dies And Another in Critical Condition After House Fire | Newry Times

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Saturday, May 22nd, 2021
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Police have confirmed a man has sadly died following a house fire in Newry last night, Friday 21 May.

 

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Police were alerted to the blaze at a house in Park View, Cloughoge, at around 11:40 pm by the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) who were in attendance.

 

 

Police and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) also attended the scene.

NIFRS reported they had recovered two men from the property, one of whom was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The second man was taken to hospital by the NIAS where he remains today in a critical condition.

 

 

Detective Inspector Handley said, “An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

“Our officers have been in the area conducting enquiries.

“We would appeal to anyone with information they believe may assist our investigation to call us.”

Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins expressed her condolences.

The MLA said, “The local Cloughoge community are in shock today at the news of last night’s house fire at Park View, which has claimed the life of a man and left another person injured.

 

 

“This fire was a terrible tragedy.

“Our thoughts and sympathy are with the family and friends of the man who has lost his life.

“We hope that the person injured will make a full recovery.

“I would also like to express our deep gratitude to the emergency services who responded to last night’s fire.”

She added, “PSNI and forensics remain at the scene.”

 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at Ardmore on 101.

 

 

Quote reference number 2294 of 21/05/21.

A report can also be made online using their non-emergency reporting form.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.

 

 

Keep up to date with all the latest Northern Ireland Coronavirus / Covid-19 news HERE.

 

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