Woman dies in Offaly housefire

A 64-year-old woman has died following a housefire in Co Offaly this morning.

Woman dies in Offaly housefire

A 64-year-old woman has died following a housefire in Co Offaly this morning.

The blaze broke out at the house at around 11.20am on the Ferbane road near Ballycumber.

Emergency services are currently at the scene. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

The elderly woman was alone in the house at the time of the incident and nobody else was injured.

Investigators say they are not treating the fire as suspicious.

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