Saturday 21 October 2017

Man (80s) dies in house fire at rural home

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An elderly man has died following a fire at a rural home late last night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Knockerra near Kilrush in Co Clare at 10pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters tackled the blaze and discovered a man in his 80s. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

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