WATCH VIDEO & PIX: Truck fire shuts down section of M50

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WATCH VIDEO & PIX: Truck fire shuts down section of M50
13:03 Friday 9th of November 2018

This is the scene as emergency services deal with a  truck fire on the M50.

All lanes were closed southbound between Junction 4 and Junction 5 to allow the Dublin Fire Brigade room to work.

Fire starts to take hold

Please try avoid the area if possible.

Dublin Fire Brigade at work dampening down

UPDATE

Traffic is very heavy to the northside of the city following the incident on the M50.

Two lanes are now open on the M50 southbound after Junction4 Ballymun, but it may fully close temporarily again to facilitate the removal of the truck.

Traffic is heavy from the M1 interchange, backing up onto the Clarehall Road and Port Tunnel approaches.

Northbound traffic is also slow on approach from before Junction 5 Finglas.

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