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A Woman Has Died In A House Fire In Meath

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A woman in her 50s.

Gardaí are investigating a house fire in Co Meath in which a woman lost her life this morning.

Emergency services were called to a fire at a home in Kilmurray, Trim at 6.45am on Monday where they confirmed the fatality.

A woman in her 50s was found inside the house, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan.

In a statement, Meath County Council said: "A call came in this morning at 6.45am for a domestic house fire at Kilmurray, Trim and 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.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased person. May they Rest in Peace."

Gardaí said they were alerted to the scene at 8.30am and confirmed the woman, aged in her 50s, was found deceased inside the property.

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