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Dublin: 5°C Thursday 1 October 2020

Eight people rescued from Dublin house fire

Some of those rescued are being treated for smoke inhalation.

Image: Jamie Martin-Smith

EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE been rescued from a house fire in Dublin city.

The fire broke out at the house on Mountjoy Square early this morning.

Dublin Fire Brigade has dispatched eight pumps, two ambulances, a rescue ladder and an incident command unit to the area.

Eight people were rescued and a search for further occupants is being carried out.

Five of those rescued are being taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

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