A three year old boy dies in House Fire.

A three-year-old boy has died after a house fire broke out in a row of semidetached homes in Hamilton on Monday morning.

The boy was at home with an adult who was outside of the unit when the fire broke out.

Firefighters managed to locate and retrieve the child from the home. But despite their efforts and those of paramedics, the child succumbed to injuries sustained in the fire and was pronounced dead at hospital.

The fire was confined to a single unit and the cause has not yet been determined, fire officials said.