Northern Ireland

Man and woman in hospital after Newry fire

Flats in Marcus Square in Newry
Image caption Police attended the incident at Marcus Street on Saturday morning

A man and woman are in hospital following a fire at a flat in Newry in County Down.

Police said the incident at Marcus Street was reported at about 06:50 GMT on Saturday morning.

Image caption A number of residents were moved from their homes during the incident

The man was taken to Craigavon Area Hospital. He is in "a critical, but stable condition".

The woman was taken to Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Londonderry where she is reported to be in a stable condition.

Police said a number of residents were moved out of their homes during the incident.

They said there were no further details and "enquiries are ongoing".

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