At least three people have died in a house fire in Derrylin.

Police were called to an address in the Molly Road area of Derrylin at around 7.20am this morning.

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said: “Sadly we can confirm that three people have lost their lives in this fire.

"Emergency services remain at the scene and are carrying out an extensive examination of the property to establish the cause of the blaze and determine if any other persons have been involved.

"I would appeal to anyone who was in the area and who may have seen anything that could assist the officers investigating this incident to please get in touch by calling 101."

Meanwhile, the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 7.14am this morning (27 Feb) to a house fire in Derrylin.

A spokesman said: "Firefighters dealt with a well-developed fire in a detached bungalow. Three Fire Appliances attended the incident. The fire is now extinguished and NIFRS remains at the scene."