Londonderry: fatal house fire believed to be accidental

Fire crews at Scene
Image caption The house fire at De Burgh Square was reported shortly at about 11.15 BST on Monday

A 27-year-old man who died in house fire in Londonderry has been named locally as Colm Doherty.

The blaze at the mid-terrace house at De Burgh Square was reported at about 11:15 BST on Monday. Police and three fire appliances went to the scene.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service district commander, Kieran Doherty, said initial investigations indicated the fire was accidental.

The victim had been renting the two-storey house for some time.