A woman has died following a house fire in Co Meath.

The incident happened at a house on Castlemartin Avenue in Bettystown at around 9.40am this morning.

The woman, who was in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her remains have been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady's Hospital, Navan where a post-mortem will take place.

Gardaí have said they are investigating the incident.