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Man fights for life after blaze

A MAN was fighting for his life in hospital today after a fire gutted a house in Balrothery north County Dublin early this morning.

The blaze broke out near the Man O War pub at around 1am.

The victim, thought to be the householder, was found outside the house.

He is thought he may have sustained 40pc burns while trying to put out the blaze.

He was rushed to hospital where his condition was critical today.