9 February 2024
Dermot Rooney, Area Commander, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) said:
“Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a man who tragically died as a result of a fire in a caravan in the Killough Road area in Ardglass early this morning, Friday 9 February.
“Two Fire Appliances from Ballynahinch Fire Station and 1 Fire Appliance from Downpatrick Fire Station were called to the scene at 2.40am this morning.
“Firefighters extinguished the fire but tragically a man died at the scene. Firefighters left the incident at 6.25am. The cause of the fire is under investigation.”