Tuesday 20 February 2018

Woman (38) dies in early morning house fire in Sligo

Independent.ie reporters

A 38-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Co Sligo. The blaze was discovered just before 6am today at the house at Marren Park in Ballymote.

The emergency services were called but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The blaze in the end of terrace house was contained to an upstairs bedroom and the woman was alone in the house.

The body remains at the scene but will be moved to Sligo General Hospital this morning.

The scene is sealed off for a forensic examination.

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