Tuesday 27 September 2016

Garda investigation underway after woman dies in house fire

Published 04/11/2015 | 18:02

Garda investigation underway after woman dies in house fire
Garda investigation underway after woman dies in house fire

An elderly woman has died following a house fire.

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The fire took hold of a house on Camp Street, in Oughterard, Co Galway, early this afternoon.

Gardai were alerted to the fire at a house on Camp Street, after 12.30pm, this afternoon.

Emergency services attended the scene and the body of a woman in her early 70s was discovered.

The body of the woman was removed to the morgue in University Hospital Galway.

Nobody else was in the house at the time.

The house has been preserved for a technical examination.

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