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Woman (60s) dies in hospital following Dublin house fire

Gardaí and emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a residence in the Clonskeagh area of Dublin 14 in the early hours of Thursday

Gardai at the scene of the blaze in South Dublin

Garda investigators examine the scene of the fire

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said firefighters entered the downstairs apartment around 2am, amid a well developed fire

Neil FetherstonhaughSunday World

A woman has tragically died after she was rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a house fire in Dublin.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the blaze in the Clonskeagh area of south Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said firefighters entered the downstairs apartment around 2am, amid a well developed fire

A woman, aged in her 60s, who was taken to St Vincent's Hospital in a critical condition later passed away.

No other injuries were reported. A technical examination of the scene has been conducted.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said firefighters entered the downstairs apartment around 2am, amid a well developed fire.

Garda investigators examine the scene of the fire

They managed to rescue a woman from the property. She was subsequently rushed to hospital where she later died.

“Gardaí and emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a residence in the Clonskeagh area of Dublin 14 in the early hours of Thursday,” gardai said.

“A woman, aged in her 60s, was taken to St Vincent's Hospital in a critical condition. She has since passed away.

No other injuries were reported. A technical examination of the scene has been conducted.

It is understood that foul play is not suspected.


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