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Gardai investigating fatal farmhouse fire

Gardai in Roscommon are investigating the fatal fire which broke out at a farmhouse in Coolshaghtena, Weekfield, Roscommon last night.  Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie

Gardai in Roscommon are investigating the fatal fire which broke out at a farmhouse in Coolshaghtena, Weekfield, Roscommon last night. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie

There is shock in the Lanesboro/Ballyleague area following the death of a 49-year-old man in a house fire on Sunday night.

Gardai in Roscommon are investigating the fatal fire which broke out at a farmhouse in Coolshaghtena, Weekfield, Roscommon last night (Sunday, March 30).

The fire was reported to the Gardai at approximately 8.45pm.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the house at the time of the fire, was fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The house has been sealed off for a technical examination and a post mortem is expected to be carried out later today.

 
 
 

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