A man has died in a house fire in County Louth.
The fire broke out at a house on Avenue Road in Dundalk yesterday evening.
Gardaí and fire services were rushed to the house; however, a man in his 40s died in the fire and his body remains at the scene this morning.
The house has been sealed off with a technical examination due to take place this morning.
Gardaí say the results of a post-mortem examination will determine the course of their investigation.
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