Man dies in Westmeath house fireTuesday 05 August 2014 13.08
A 55-year-old man has died in a house fire in Co Westmeath overnight.
The blaze broke out at around 3.30am at the house in Jordanstown in Ballynacargy.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
An 82-year-old woman was taken to the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar.
Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
An investigation is under way into the fire.