Man arrested as Dublin Fire Brigade battled large blaze at apartment block for five hours
Published 01/11/2016 | 20:35
Dublin Fire Brigade spent almost five hours battling a large blaze at an apartment block in Clongriffin.
The fire brigade were called to the Station Hill apartment block shortly after 5:30pm on Tuesday after the blaze broke out.
One man was arrested by gardai and is currently detained at Coolock Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Gardaí and six units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene and the fire is now under control.
The scene is currently preserved and will be technically examined by Gardaí when safe to do so.
The occupants of approximately 80 apartments were evacuated during the incident. No injuries have been reported.
An eye-witness told Independent.ie that the fire broke out between the second and fourth floor of the apartment block when one room went on fire and spread quickly.