Man Dies in House Fire in Derry

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A man has died following a house fire in Derry.

The fire in Upper Bennett Street was reported to police shortly after 8 o'clock this morning.

The emergency services were called to the house but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He is believed to have been in his forties.

Speaking to Highland Radio News, SDLP MLA Pat Ramsey says the police are continuing their investigations: