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Father and daughter die in house fire in Tralee, County Kerry

A man in his 30s and his five-year-old daughter have died in a house fire in County Kerry.

The fire broke out at Killeen Heights, Oakpark, in Tralee at about 02:20 BST on Saturday.

The victims have been named locally as Anthony O'Brien and his daughter Nadine.

The child's mother escaped by jumping from an upstairs window. She is being treated in hospital for her injuries, including a broken leg.

Gardai have begun an investigation into how the fire started.