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Two men killed in house fire overnight

An investigation has been launched
An investigation has been launched

Two men have died in a fatal house fire in Kildare overnight.

The alarm was raised at the property at Tully East at approximately 2.40am this morning.

Gardaí confirmed to Independent.ie that one victim was aged in his seventies, and the other man was aged in his thirties.

Three units of the Kildare Fire Service attended the scene, as well as gardaí and ambulance crews.

An investigation has now been launched into the incident.

The scene is preserved pending examination today.

Anyone with information is being encouraged to ring Kildare Garda Station on 045-52-77-30.