Tragic house fire claims one life

The Oaks, Riverbank, Annacotty
The Oaks, Riverbank, Annacotty

A woman in her 20s has died following a house fire in Annacotty, Co Limerick.

Gardaí and fire services attended the scene of a house fire at The Oaks, Riverbank, Annacotty at 3a.m. this morning

The woman’s body was discovered after the fire was brought under control.

Her remains were removed to Limerick Regional Hospital where a post mortem examination will take place. 

There were three men and one other woman in the house at the time of the fire, all of whom escaped uninjured.

The scene is sealed off and a technical examination will take place later today.