Gardai investigate cause of house fire

Gardai investigate cause of house fire
GARDAI are continuing their investigations into the cause of a fire which destroyed a house on the outskirts of the city over the bank holiday weekend.

GARDAI are continuing their investigations into the cause of a fire which destroyed a house on the outskirts of the city over the bank holiday weekend.

A team of firefighters battled a blaze at a house at Fr Hayden Road for a number of hours on Saturday morning before bringing it under control.

The fire service were alerted just before 2am on Saturday morning to a house fire at Fr Hayden Road. The detached house was unoccupied and under construction. The fire appears to have originated in the roof area and the upper floor and roof was destroyed. Fire crews from Kilkenny and Freshford using an aerial platform brought the fire under control. Gardai are investigating the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact Kilkenny Gardai on 056 7775000.