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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C
Google Maps The fatal fire broke out in the Marren Park area of Ballymote at around 5:45am.
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Woman dies in Co Sligo house fire
A 38-year-old woman is killed after a fire shortly before 6am this morning; there were no other people present.

GARDAÍ IN COUNTY SLIGO are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire in Ballymote in which a 38-year-old woman was killed.

The fire was discovered at the terraced house in Marren Park at approximately 5:45am this morning.

There were no occupants in the house other than the deceased woman, and it is thought that the blaze was contained to an upstairs bedroom.

The woman’s body remains at the scene, and is expected to be brought to Sligo General Hospital later this morning.

The scene remains preserved pending a Garda technical examination.

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