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Ní Chuilín Expresses sympathy for Blaze Victims

27 April, 2007

North Belfast Sinn Féin MLA and Councillor for the Oldpark Ward, Caràl Ní Chuilín has expressed her heartfelt sympathy to the families of two young men who died following a fire at a house in Camberwell Terrace early this morning.

The Fire and Rescue Service were called to the property at 3.12am this morning where they rescued three people, one of which subsequently died later in hospital. They found a fourth person dead in the basement after a search. Ní Chuilín has also praised the work of the Fire and Rescue personnel who were at the scene.

Speaking this morning about the incident Caràl Ní Chuilín MLA said:

"My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the families of the two young men who died and to the person who is currently injured in hospital.

"This was a horrific event and has shocked everyone in the local area.

"I want to also praise the Fire and Rescue Personnel who were at the scene this morning. They done their very best in extremely difficult circumstances and if it wasn't for them we may in fact be dealing with even more fatalities." ENDS

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