Gardai investigate fatal fire in Kilgarvan

An 81 year old woman has died after her clothes caught fire at her home in Killgarvan. Her body was discovered by her brother this morning at the rear of their home on the main street. The 81 year old woman ran out of her home on Main Street after her clothes were set alight as she was cleaning out a fireplace in the house.Her body was discovered by her brother at around a quarter to 11 this morning. He then raised the alarm and and she was pronounced dead at the scene by a local doctor. The body has been taken to Tralee General Hospital where Dr Margaret Bolster is to carry out a post mortem this evening. Gardai in the area have launched a full investigation.

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