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Dublin: 18°C Monday 26 July 2021

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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