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Dublin: 18°C Monday 26 July 2021
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Huge plumes of smoke billow from Dublin building as crews battle fire

Four units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are working to bring the blaze under control.

Image: Bill Gleeson

THE DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE is battling a major fire close to a derelict building in Carrickmines this afternoon.

The blaze is believed to be in an underground car park at a nearby building site.

Fire services said four units are working to bring it under control.

A spokesperson said firefighters from the Dun Laoghaire and Donnybrook stations were the first to arrive at the scene after emergency services were alerted at 2:40pm.

Social media users have been sharing photos of the plumes of thick smoke coming from the area.

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