A man in his 60s has died following a house fire near Headford in Co Galway.

Emergency services were called to the house at Liss at around 1.30am this morning.

Another man who was also in the building at the time managed to escape.

The scene was examined by garda technical experts this morning.

The blaze is not being treated as suspicious.

The man's body was taken to University Hospital Galway for a post-mortem examination.