Portglenone: Man in his 70s dies after house fire

A man in his 70s has died after a house fire in Portglenone, County Antrim.

Emergency services responded to reports of a blaze in the Mount Stafford Road area of the village shortly before 20:00 BST on Sunday evening.

Two appliances from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) responded to the incident.

One man in his 70s was rescued prior to the arrival of firefighters but later died at the scene, the NIFRS have said.

Another person was transferred to the care of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS).