Pensioner dies in Dublin house fire

A 67-year-old man has died in a house fire in Dublin.

The blaze broke out in Lissadell Drive in Drimnagh at around 9pm last night.

He was rushed to hospital in a serious condition, but he was later pronounced dead. It is understood he lived alone.

Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade and an ambulance attended the scene.

Gardaí do not believe the fire is suspicious but are investigating.

The scene has been sealed off for a forensic examination.

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