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Pensioner dies after Cork city house fire

A 78-year-old man has died following a fire at a house in the Ballinlough area of Cork city.

The fire broke out at a property where the man lived on Silverdale Road.

Cork Fire Brigade units received an emergency call at 13:30 local time.

A fire brigade spokesman said the fire was on the ground floor of the house and was brought under control in minutes.