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22/10/2021

Breaking: Fire in Dublin traveller estate results in a number of fatalities

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News is breaking this morning that a fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning in an estate in Dublin has resulted in a number of deaths. The massive blaze broke out in a halting site in Carrickmines earlier, and Dublin fire services have spent the last number of hours trying to battle the blaze. There has been no official confirmation of how many people have been killed in the fire, but a garda spokesperson revealed that two people were taken to Tallaght and St Vincent's hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation. Dublin Fire Brigade have just confirmed that two children were also taken to hospital for treatment and that there were a number of casualties at the scene. https://twitter.com/DubFireBrigade/status/652748436966612992 Six units from the Dublin Fire Brigade and three ambulance units are at the scene now. https://twitter.com/DubFireBrigade/status/652705517933039616 The Glenamuck road is closed in both directions for the time being, as emergency services deal with the fire.

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