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Woman (80s) dies in Wicklow house fire this afternoon

The fire broke out at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.

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A WOMAN IN her 80s has died following a house fire in Wicklow this afternoon.

At approximately 12.30pm, emergency services received a call about a fire at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.

Gardaí and fire brigade units attended.

While the fire was brought under control, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The scene has now been preserved for technical examination.

It is understood that the cause of the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this time.

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