Breaking news: Person dies in house fire

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A person has died at a house in Lurgan following a fire.

The body was discovered this morning (Monday) at a house in Lurgan Tarry.

No further details are available at present.

The Mayor of Craigavon Councillor Colin McCusker has expressed his dismay and sorrow at learning of a fire fatality this morning in Lurgan.

He said: “Although the circumstances surrounding this fire fatality are still unknown this is a very sad day for the borough. My condolences and sympathy to all concerned. I also want to mention members of the NI Fire and Rescue Service who discovered this tragedy today.”