A 34-year-old man has died following a fire at a house in Derrynoose, Co Armagh.

It happened on the Derrynoose Road with two fire appliances attending the scene shortly after 11.10 on Wednesday morning.

The fire service confirmed that a fire in a downstairs bedroom had burnt itself out.

In a statement, a Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the 'thoughts and sympathies' are with the man's family and friends.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.