Elderly man dies in house fire in Cork city

The blaze happened at Old Friary Place on Shandon Street this morning

Elderly man dies in house fire in Cork city

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A man in his early 70s has died in a house fire in Cork city.

The blaze happened at a house at Old Friary Place on Shandon Street.

It was reported to emergency services at 11.30am this morning.

The man's body has been taken to Cork University Hospital where a postmortem will be carried out.

Gardaí say the incident is not believed to be suspicious.