23/07/2003

One dies and another injured in house fire

Police believe the fire which killed a man in his north Belfast home early this morning was started deliberately.

The house at Woodvale Avenue was well alight by the time police and fire crews arrived at the scene at around 12.30am on Wednesday.

A second man was rescued by emergency services and taken to hospital where he is described as being in a "serious condition".

Police have called on anyone with information to contact them.

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