Saturday 26 May 2018

Fire fighters battle toxic gases as car fires rage across Dublin

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Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Several units from the Dublin Fire Brigade responded to multiple car fires across Dublin last night.

One unit from Tallaght fire station responded to a blaze off the Blessington Road at around 9pm yesterday evening.

Witnesses reported that the fire crew was at the scene within ten minutes of being alerted to the car fire.

Meanwhile, firefighters from Finglas station attended a car fire in the locality at around midnight.

Crews were required to wear breathing apparatus to protect them from the toxic gases coming from the blaze.

There were no reported injuries as a result of either incident.

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