24/08/2018

Man Arrested Over Fatal House Fire Released Without Charge

A man arrested in connection with a fatal house fire in Dublin has been released without charge.

A 44-year-old man died in the blaze which happened at a property on Oakland's Terrace, Rathgar, at around 3am on Tuesday, 21 August.

It is understood the man had escaped from the fire before returning inside and suffered critical injuries.

He was pronounced dead at St James Hospital.

Three people who were in the property escaped without injury.

The man was released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

(CD/CM)

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