Emergency services praised for response to fatal Cavan fire

Emergency Services have been praised for their response to a fatal fire in Cavan town on Saturday night.

A 40 year old man was killed in the incident which took place at around 8pm on Main Street.

Two adults and a child were rescued from the building.

They, along with two members of the fire brigade, were injured during the incident and were treated at Cavan General Hospital.

A post mortem is to take place on the victim today.

He’s a foreign national who had been living in Cavan and Gardaí are working to notify his family.

Council Cathaoirleach Shane P O’Reilly has passed on his sympathy to his family and friends and praised the response of the emergency services: