Man dies following house fire in Dublin

Two other injured people have been taken to hospital

Man dies following house fire in Dublin

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Updated 10.50am

One man has died and two people have been injured following a fire in Dublin this morning.

The house fire happened on Grove Road in the Rathmines area.

Emergency services responded to a report of a fire at around 7am.

Three people were treated at the scene by paramedics.

They were taken to St James' Hospital, where one man was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí say the two other people are not believed to have been seriously injured.

Eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade were at the scene at the height of the blaze.

The fire has now been extinguished, but diversions remain in place in the area.