Man (40s) dies in Dundalk, Co Louth, house fire

Investigation underway after fatal blaze on Tuesday evening at home on Avenue Road

A man in his 40s has died following a house fire in Dundalk, Co Louth, on Tuesday.

Gardaí and fire services attended a fatal house fire at a residence on Avenue Road on the evening of Tuesday, December 5th.

A man (40s) was fatally injured during the incident and his body remains at the scene.

The scene remains preserved and a technical examination will take place this morning Wednesday 6th December, Gardaí said.


A postmortem examination will be conducted which will determine the course of the investigation.

Jade Wilson

Jade Wilson

Jade Wilson is a reporter for The Irish Times