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Firefighters dealing with blaze near Hellfire club in the Dublin mountains

A call came in at around 1:55 this afternoon.

TWO UNITS OF Dublin Fire Brigade are dealing with a fire near Hellfire club in the Dublin mountains.

HELLFIRE CLUB Source: Paul O Donnell via Flick/ Creative Commons

Units from Tallaght and Rathfarnham attended the scene after a call came in at around 1:55 this afternoon.

The Hellfire Club tour describes how the building was used for holding black masses, and it is believed that both animal and human sacrifices took place there.

It is still used by hill-walkers and hikers today.

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