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Man dies following a house fire in Mayo

By Sheetal Sukhija, Ireland News
14 Nov 2017, 10:58 GMT+10

MAYO, Ireland - Gardai have launched an investigation into a house fire in Mayo that left one person dead.

A house on Station Road in Castlebar is said to have caught fire on Monday night.

The emergency services rushed to the scene and found a man’s body.

The man, in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardai said that they have launched an investigation into the incident and that the man’s body has been removed for a post-mortem.

Officials said that investigations are ongoing.

They also revealed that the victim was not originally from the area but had lived in Castlebar for many years.

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