Firefighters respond to blaze outside hotel accommodating asylum seekers

Senan Hogan

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Firefighters respond to blaze outside hotel accommodating asylum seekers

The scene of the fire

These were the dramatic scenes in front of the Grand Hotel, Wicklow town yesterday evening. 

A vehicle burst into flames while being driven past.

A local Wicklow Fire Service crew were quickly on scene on Abbey Street to bring the blaze under control.

There no injuries reported. 

The Grand Hotel is currently a direct provision centre for asylum-seekers.