27/02/2018

Man Arrested Following House Fire In Co Fermanagh

A man been arrested on suspicion of murder after the deaths of at least three people in a house fire in Co Fermanagh.

The blaze happened at a property in the Molly Road area of Derrlin on Tuesday morning, 27 February.

The 27-year-old male was detained at the scene and attended hospital to be treated before he was arrested.

Investigations are ongoing.
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DUP leader Arlene Foster said: "This is devastating news for the local community and there is widespread shock in the area. I understand that all those who have died are members of the same family.

"It is important that the cause of the fire is established but my thoughts and prayers are with all those in the local area, friends and the wider family circle as they struggle to come to terms with this terrible tragedy."

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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