An investigation is under way after a man's body was discovered at the scene of a house fire in Co Tipperary.

Gardaí responded to reports of a fire at St Michael's Avenue in Tipperary town at around 5am.

Fire crews brought the blaze under control and the body of the man, who was in his 30s, was subsequently discovered inside the house.

No other injuries were reported.

The man's body remains at the scene and a technical examination of the house is due to take place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have noticed anything at the time of the fire to contact Tipperary Town Garda Station on 062-80670.