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Young man suffers burns to face, hands and legs in south Armagh blaze

Blaze broke out in property at Dromintee

A young man sustained burns to his face, hands and legs after an early morning fire in south Armagh.

It happened at a semi-detached house at Forest Park at Dromintee.

Firefighters from Newry raced to the scene when the call came in shortly after midnight.

An ambulance was also summoned.

The 23-year-old was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hosereel jets to extinguish the flames.

There are no further details at this time.

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