A MAN has died following a house fire in Co. Louth.
Gardaí and fire services responded to reports of a blaze at a residence on Avenue Road in Dundalk on Tuesday evening.
According to gardaí, a man in his 40s was fatally injured during the incident.
The body has since been removed from the scene and a technical examination was carried out at the property this morning.
Gardaí say a post mortem examination will be conducted, the results of which will determine the course of their investigation.