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Damien Storan
Capel Street

One person dies after fire breaks out on Dublin city centre street

Fire services evacuated people from the building this afternoon.

ONE PERSON HAS died after a fire in Dublin city centre this afternoon.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fire on Capel Street around 4.30pm.

A number of people were evacuated from the building.

The blaze has been brought under control but there was “one fatality”, according to gardaí.

“An Garda Síochána is not in a position to provide any further details regarding the deceased at this time,” gardaí said.

The scene is being preserved overnight before a technical examination tomorrow morning.

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