Victims of Sligo town centre fire named

Six from adjoining apartments treated for smoke inhalation.

Sligo News File Online

Two men who have died following a fire in Sligo town centre have been named locally as Sonny Harte and his son, Sean.

The fire broke out in a three-storey premises on Market Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The men, aged in their 60s and 30s, were removed to Sligo University Hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

According to reports, six people were rescued from adjoining apartments and treated for smoke inhalation.

It’s believed the gardai are not treating the fire as suspicious.