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Fatal House Fire Milford, Co. Donegal 30th December, 2014

Gardaí at Milford are investigating a fatal house fire which occurred at Ballyboes, Creeslough, Donegal shortly after 1a.m. this morning Tuesday 30th December, 2014.

Emergency services responded to a call at this location. The body of a female in her 70s, who lived alone, was recovered from the house, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been removed to Letterkenny General Hospital. The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified. A post mortem will take place this morning.

The scene remains preserved pending a Garda technical examination. Investigations are continuing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information, particularly those who were in the Ballyboes area to contact them at Milford Garda Station on 074 9153060, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.