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Man (60s) dies following house fire in Dublin

A man in his 60s has died following a house fire in Dublin.

The incident occurred in the Belgrove Road area of Clontarf earlier today and was attended by Gardaí and firefighters who responded shortly before 1pm.

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Crews from Dublin Fire Brigade managed to quickly bring the “well-developed” fire under control.

The man was then discovered inside the building and pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade told Dublin Live that they had received the call at 12:31pm with the first crew arriving at the scene within 10 minutes of being ordered.

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The spokesperson added that one firefighter sustained a soft tissue injury at the scene but is expected to make a full recovery.

The scene has been preserved and a technical examination is underway.

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