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Gardai investigating fatal house fire

Gardai investigating fatal house fire

Gardai are investigating a fatal house fire which occurred this afternoon.

Emergancy services arrived to the scene at Camp Street, Oughterard, in Galway at 12:30pm today.

The body of a woman in her 70s was removed to the morgue in University Hospital Galway.

There were no other persons in the house at the time of the fire.

The house has been preserved for a technical examination.