Girl, 12, dies following a house fire in County Antrim

Girl, 12, dies following a house fire in County Antrim

The PSNI says the cause of the fire is unknown and is subject to investigation. File image.

A 12-year-old girl has died in a house fire in County Antrim.

Police were called to the scene at a house in Staffa Drive in Ballymena at around ten to 6 yesterday evening.

The girl died at the scene while a man who was in the house was taken to hospital.

The PSNI says the cause of the fire is unknown and is subject to investigation.

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