Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Fatal Fermanagh Fire
The PSNI has arrested a 27 year old man on suspicion of murder after three people were killed in a house fire in Co. Fermanagh.
Firefighters were called to the blaze at a detached bungalow on the Doon Road in Derrylin at around a quarter past seven this morning.
Man (27) arrested on suspicion of murder following a house fire that claimed at least three lives in Derrylin early this morning. Police continue to examine the scene.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) February 27, 2018
A suspect was detained at the scene and transferred to hospital for treatment before being arrested.
We can confirm that at least three people have died in a house fire in Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh this morning. Emergency services remain at the scene. We are working to definitively establish the cause of the fire at this time. People should avoid Molly Road area at present— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) February 27, 2018
PSNI Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said: “Sadly we can confirm that three people have lost their lives in this fire.”
He said an “extensive examination” of the property is currently underway in an attempt to establish the cause of the fire and find out whether any people were involved.
Police have warned that it
Anyone who was in the area or who may have seen anything that could assist the investigation is urged to contact police.