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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 17 October, 2019

Fire which led to hospitalisation of woman and three children being treated as suspicious

The fire broke out in a block of flats in Inchicore last night.

The scene of the fire.
The scene of the fire.
Image: Paul Hosford/

Updated 5.50pm

GARDAÍ HAVE SAID a fire in Dublin which let to the hospitalisation of four people is being treated as suspicious.

The fire occurred at a flat at Tyrone Place, Inchicore at around 11pm last night.

The four people in the flat at the time, a woman and three children, were all taken to hospital.

The woman, aged in her 30s, is in a critical condition in St James’s Hospital.

An eight-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy were taken to Crumlin Children’s Hospital, where the eight-year-old is described as being in a critical condition.

A seven-year-old girl was taken to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital for treatment.

Five Dublin Fire Brigade engines and five ambulances attended the fire. The scene has been preserved and a technical examination is ongoing.

Locals described being woken at around 11.15pm last night by neighbours.

With reporting by Órla Ryan

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