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86-year-old man dies in house fire

86-year-old man dies in house fire

A man in his eighties has died after a house fire in Co Longford.

The house fire broke out yesterday evening in Ballinalee and emergency services were alerted just before 7pm.

Gardai also attended the scene.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man’s body has been removed to Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar and the local coroner has been notified.