Wednesday 18 January 2017

Man killed in house blaze

Published 09/02/2012 | 05:00

A man died yesterday when fire ripped through his rented home.

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The fire -- at a bungalow on Ash Street in Youghal, Co Cork -- was detected shortly after 11.30am.

Two units of Youghal fire brigade raced to the scene and brought the blaze under control within minutes.

The body of a man in his 40s was found in a back room.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by a local GP.

A full post-mortem examination was scheduled to commence last night.

Irish Independent

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