Pensioner dies in NI house fire

Sat, Aug 25, 2012, 01:00

A pensioner has died in a house fire in the North.

The alarm was raised at about 6.35am when the blaze was spotted in the home on Bridge Street in Downpatrick, Co Down.

A woman in her 70s died in the fire.

A police spokeswoman said the cause of the blaze is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.