Thursday 12 December 2019

Fire crews battle high-rise apartment blaze from dizzy heights

High rise fire in Tallaght (Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade)
High rise fire in Tallaght (Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Fire crews battled a blaze in a high-rise apartment in Dublin this afternoon.

Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) attended the fire at a building on Belgard Square in Tallaght shortly after 5pm.

Crews from Tallaght, Dolphin's Barn and Dun Laoghaire successfully put out the blaze shortly before 7pm.

The flames were contained in two apartments.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade told there were no injuries but one person was brought to hospital as a precautionary measure.

There was also extensive fire damage done to two apartments at the top of the building.

Photographs from the DFB's official Twitter account shows the firefighters battling the blaze from dizzy heights.

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