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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Man dies in house fire in Tipperary

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Sarah-Jane Murphy

A man has died following a house fire in Clonmel, Co Tipperary this morning.

Gardai are currently at the scene of the dwelling, located just outside Clonmel, in Kilnamack East, off the Dungarvan Road.

The body remains at the house and the scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

The Fire Brigade confirmed that they received the emergency call, made by a neighbour of the deceased man, at 4:06 am.
The house in question was a dormer bungalow, located in a rural setting.

Two fire crews and one tanker attended the scene.

An eye witness said that the fire was "well ablaze" by the time emergency services arrived on site.

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