Major fire in Dublin: Number of units ‘substantially affected’

Date Published : May 10th, 2017    Published By : admin

Gardaí and other emergency services are currently at the scene of a major fire at the Verdemont apartment block, off the Snugborough Rd in Blanchardstown Dublin 15. A number of significant traffic diversions are in place.

Dublin Fire Brigade have six pumps, a 100ft Turntable Ladder, a Water Tanker, Ambulances, an AP car and their Command Support Unit are all at the scene. A drone is also used and Dublin Fire Brigade has said 'a number of units have been substantially affected by the fire'.

DFB Command Unit
DFB Command Support Unit
Photo: (Declan Keogh / Emergency Times)

The fire brigade is advising nearby residents to keep their windows and doors closed.

DFB Command Unit
Inside DFB Command Support Unit
Photo: (Declan Keogh / Emergency Times)

There are no reports of any injuries at the incident.

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