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Woman (70) dies following city house fire


St James’s Hospital

St James’s Hospital

St James’s Hospital

A 70-year-old woman has died following a fire at a house in Dublin city this morning.

Gardai were alerted to the fire on St Malpas Place Clanbrassil St on shortly after 7am.

Emergency services attended the scene and the woman was taken from the house.

She was brought to St James Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

There was no one else in the house at the time of the fire.

The house has been preserved for a technical examination.

At this stage, gardai have said they are not treating the incident as suspicious.

Gardai are appealaing for witnesses to contact them at Kevin St on 01 6669400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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