Monday 26 June 2017

Motorists warned to avoid Dublin Port Tunnel as emergency services battle truck blaze

Fire in Port Tunnel (Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade)
Fire in Port Tunnel (Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Motorists are being warned to avoid one of the capital's busiest roads after a truck went on fire this morning.

The incident occurred inside the Dublin Port Tunnel.

Gardai and the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene.

Dublin Fire Brigade advised motorists to avoid the area if possible.

A garda spokesperson told the northbound bore of the tunnel will be closed until further notice.

However, the spokesperson confirmed the incident is "under control".

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