Man dies following house fire in Cork

Man dies following house fire in Cork

A 59-year-old man has died after a house fire in Cork overnight.

The blaze broke out on High street in Drimoleague.

Two units of the fire service, from Skibbereen and Dunmanway, attended the blaze at 12.30am and remained at the scene until 4.10am.

Emergency services also attended the scene but the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post-mortem is due to be carried out later today.

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