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Fire service called to chemical fire at Trinity College lab

Ten units of the Dublin Fire Brigade attended the incident which has now been brought under control.

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THE DUBLIN FIRE Brigade was called to deal with a fire in one of the labs in Trinity College Dublin this afternoon.

A spokesperson told TheJournal.ie that ten units of the fire brigade attended the incident. It is understood that a small fire broke out in the lab area of the college.

The spokesperson confirmed that chemicals were involved and it was treated as a hazmat incident but there was no explosion.

The fire has now been brought under control and the fire service has stepped down. There have been no injuries reported in the incident.

Gardaí said the junction at Pearse Street and Westland Row is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.

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