Saturday 1 October 2016

Operation concluded after fire broke out at government building in Dublin

Published 02/08/2016 | 18:51

2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron

At least six units dealt with a fire at the Department of Transport on Dublin's Kildare Street on Tuesday evening.

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Dublin Fire Brigade was called to the scene in the south inner city near Leinster House shortly after 6pm.

2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron

A spokeswoman for the service confirmed that four water tenders, an emergency tender and an ambulance attended the fire.

A district officer from Tara Street station is also attending the fire. The officer was joined by units from Donnybrook, North Strand, Phibsboro. The ambulance, whis is at the scene for "precautionary reasons", is based out of Tallaght.

The DFB spokeswoman confirmed that the fire was brought under control and nobody was injured.

Scene outside Department of Transport this evening. Photo: @AislingORourke
Scene outside Department of Transport this evening. Photo: @AislingORourke
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron
2/8/16 Dublin fire brigade tend to a fire at the Department of Transport on Kildare street in Dublin. Pictures:Arthur Carron

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