House fire claims the life of a man in Co Kilkenny

The blaze broke at a a home in Jenkinstown on Wednesday afternoon

A County Kilkenny house fire has claimed the life of one man and left his brother in hospital.

The blaze broke out at a house in Jenkinstown shortly before lunchtime on Wednesday.

Emergency services attended the scene and one man was removed to St Luke’s hospital in Kilkenny.

Gardaí have confirmed they’re treating the blaze as a tragic accident.

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