Man dies after house fire in Dublin’s North Strand

Gardaí not treating blaze on Hibernian Avenue which killed 78-year-old as suspicious

A man has died from injuries he sustained in a house fire on Hibernian Avenue in the North Strand area of Dublin on Friday night. Image: Google Streetview.

A man has died from injuries he sustained in a house fire on Hibernian Avenue in the North Strand area of Dublin on Friday night. Image: Google Streetview.

 

A man has died from injuries he sustained in a house fire in the North Strand area of Dublin on Friday night.

Gardaí from Mountjoy station are investigating the circumstances surrounding the blaze in a house at Hibernian Avenue, Ossary Road in which the 78-year-old was injured.

The man, who was the only occupant of the property, was taken from the house but was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Gardaí are examining the scene and initial investigations indicate that the fire was not a result of suspicious activity.