Gardaí in Waterford are investigating the sudden death of a man in his late 70s following a house fire in Waterford.
Shortly before 5am Gardaí attended at the scene of a house fire at Balleytruckle Court in Waterford City. The fire was brought under control by local Fire Services.
The body of a man in his late 70s was removed from the house and taken to University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.
Foul play is not suspected at this time, gardai said.