Man dies in fatal house fire in Ferns
A pensioner has died in a house fire in Ferns.
The man who is believed to be in his 80s died in the fire which broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Emergency services were called to the man's home on Main Street in Ferns at about 6am on Thursday morning and immediately set about tackling the blaze.
The fire was quickly brought under control and the scene was preserved for a technical examination. However foul play is not suspected.