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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford

The fire was brought under control by local fire services.

Ballytruckle Court, Waterford
Ballytruckle Court, Waterford
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A MAN IN his 70s has died following a house fire in Waterford this morning.

Shortly before 5am, gardaí attended the scene of a house fire at Ballytruckle Court in Waterford City. 

The fire was brought under control by local fire services.

A man in his 70s died and his body was removed from the house and taken to Waterford University Hospital. A post-mortem examination will be carried out. 

Foul play is not suspected at this time, according to gardaí. 

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