One person hospitalised after Dublin city centre restaurant blaze
Published 28/11/2015 | 16:17
One person was brought to hospital with minor injuries after emergency services battled a fire in Dublin city centre today.
Emergency services attended the scene on Capel Street on Dublin's northside after they received the call at 3.15pm today.
Dublin Fire Brigade had four engines and a turntable ladder at the premises, a popular Japanese noodle and sushi bar called 'Musashi'.
Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed to Independent.ie that one person received a minor injury to the ankle during evacuation and was brought to hospital. There were no other injuries.
Capel St: we're finishing up on scene, 3rd floor flat on fire, 1 person with minor inj during evac. Gardai securing pic.twitter.com/DhIoGnwZl4— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) November 28, 2015
Capel Street was closed and gardai diverted traffic from the scene, causing major disruptions and delays.
The street has since been reopened, gardai confirm.
However, the city centre is still experiencing some traffic delays.
The official Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter account has shared photographs from the emergency operation.