Recycling plant blaze, gorse fire and burnt out buses - busy night for Dublin Fire Brigade
Published 05/05/2016 | 06:50
Six units of the Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a large fire at an industrial estate in north Dublin last night.
It is understood the firefighters were called to the scene at the Panda Waste Recycling plant on Cappagh Road shortly before 11pm last night.
we've 6 units attending a waste fire in the Ballycoolin area, Cappagh rd closed at Kilshane Way. diversions in place pic.twitter.com/AsQO0ORxsC— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) May 4, 2016
Rubbish and waste material helped fuel the raging fire as members of the DFB fought to quench the flames.
There were no reported injuries but Cappagh Road was closed at Kilshane Way and diversions were in place while the incident was ongoing.
Earlier in the evening, five units and a water tanker were called out to a serious gorse fire in the Dublin Mountains.
The team receieved a number of emergency calls from members of the public to attend to the blaze near Barnacullia on Three Rock Mountain.
5 fire engines and a water tanker are at the Barnacullia gorse fire in the Dublin mountains. pic.twitter.com/QfH2NoTG7r— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) May 4, 2016
In the midst of the fire fighting, two units from Dolphins Barn and Rathfarnham were called to a scene on Blessington Road.
Two unoccupied buses on fire were attended to - and no injuries were reported.
Rathfarnham & Dolphin's Barn have extinguished 2 buses on fire off the Blessington road. Unoccupied, no injuries. pic.twitter.com/T1gLcL3C4c— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) May 4, 2016