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Fatal House Fire, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary 31st August 2020.

Gardaí in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a man following a house fire at Clonracken, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary in the early hours of this morning Monday 31st August, 2020.

At approximately 4a.m. Gardaí and Fire Services were alerted to a house fire at Pintown, Cloncracken, Roscrea. The fire was brought under control by the fire service and one body was discovered inside the house. Death was pronounced at the scene early this morning.

Investigating Gardaí have preserved the scene as they work towards establishing the cause of the fire. The body was removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem examination will be conducted by the State Pathologist in due course.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact the incident room at Roscrea Garda Station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roscrea Garda Station on 0505 21700, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.