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Dublin Fire Brigade spent over 16 hours putting out large fire in north Dublin city

Crews were first called to the blaze at Richmond Road at 1.45pm yesterday.

DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE have released drone footage of a large fire in Drumcondra which they brought under control after more than 16 hours.

They were first called to the blaze at Richmond Road at 1.45pm yesterday.

The fire was eventually brought under control at 5.55 this morning.

Dublin City Council’s dangerous buildings unit also attended the scene of the fire near the Tolka River.

In the past 24 hours Dublin Fire Brigade crews attended 185 callouts in the run up to Halloween.

People are being encouraged to attend the legal, supervised family events rather than illegal bonfires.

Read: Dublin fire engine attacked when crew approached bonfire this evening>

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