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Thursday 22 August 2019

Two people escape morning house fire uninjured, four men 'seen fleeing scene'

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Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Two people managed to escape a house fire this morning in Dublin as four men were seen fleeing the scene.

Gardaí are now investigating the fire which occurred at approximately 11.30am at Westway View, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

There were two people in the house at the time of the incident, but both managed to escape uninjured.

Gardaí are now appealing to any witnesses in the area that may have seen anything unusual between 11.15am and 11.45am this morning.

They are also asking for witnesses who may have seen four men who it is believed to have fled the scene on foot.

These men left Westway View towards the green area which leads to Sheephill Avenue.

All four men were wearing dark clothing with hooded jumpers and tracksuit bottom type trousers.

Any persons with information or who can assist Gardaí are asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 - 6667000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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