25 Sept 2022

Man dies in Belfast house fire

Man dies in Belfast house fire

A man has died in a house fire in Belfast.

The fire occurred on Wednesday morning at Lenadoon Avenue in the west of the city.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service group commander Geoff Somerville said: “The thoughts and sympathies of Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are with the loved ones of a man who died following a fire on Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast.

“On Wednesday at 8.04am, firefighters were called to reports of a fire in a two-storey terraced house.

“Two fire appliances from Springfield Fire Station attended the incident.

“The fire was out when firefighters arrived, but tragically a man was found dead at the scene.

“The incident was dealt with by 9.59am and the cause of the fire is under investigation.”

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