A girl, aged 12, has sadly died following a fire at a house in Staffa Drive in Ballymena on Wednesday evening, September 30.
Chief Inspector William Calderwood said: “Police received a report of the fire at around 5:50pm.
“Tragically, the girl died at the scene.
“A man who was in the house was taken to hospital for treatment.
“The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and will be subject to investigation, in liaison with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.
“There are no further details at this time.”