Woman (50s) dies in Co Meath house fire

Emergency services attended scene of blaze at home in Kilmurray, Trim

Gardaí are investigating a house fire in Co Meath in which a woman died on Monday morning.

Emergency services were called to a fire at a home in Kilmurray, Trim, at 6.45am.

Meath County Council said fire service units from Trim and Navan responded to the scene.

"A dwelling was extensively damaged by fire and unfortunately one person lost their life in the house. The fire was extinguished and the scene was left with An Garda Síochána to investigate," it added.


Gardaí said a woman in her 50s was located deceased inside the property.

“The coroner was notified and the body of the deceased was removed to the mortuary at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan. A file is being prepared for the coroner.”

It is understood the death is being treated as a tragic accident.