Pregnant woman dies in Antrim house fire

It is understood the blaze broke out in the kitchen

Pregnant woman dies in Antrim house fire

File photo. Photo: Laura Hutton/RollingNews.ie

An investigation is underway into the cause of a fatal fire in Co Antrim on Tuesday.

A pregnant woman aged in her 20s died in the blaze on the White Park Road in Ballycastle.

The fire broke out in the kitchen of house just after 5.30pm.

The family of the victim has described the incident as a tragic accident.

It is understood the woman suffered an asthma attack as a result of the fire.