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Blaze tragedy Woman (50s) dies following house fire in Derry

Police received reports of a blaze at a house in the Rossdowney Road area of Londonderry on Sunday morning.

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The cause of the fire has not yet been determined (PA)

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined (PA)

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined (PA)

A woman has died following a house fire in Derry in the early hours of Sunday morning.

She was aged in her 50s.

The PSNI said they received reports of a blaze at a house in the Rossdowney Road area of the city on Sunday morning.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police received a report of the fire at 7.30am.

"One woman was taken from the property, but tragically died at the scene.

“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.”

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