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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 19 April, 2019

Firefighters battle underground blaze in north Dublin

Five DFB units are at the scene at Shanowen Road in Santry.

LR FIRE 394_90524381 Heavy smoke at the site on Shanowen Road. Source: Sam Boal/

FIVE UNITS OF Dublin Fire Brigade are dealing with an underground fire in a suburb on the north of the city.

The fire is understood to be at a building site near a block of apartments on Shanowen Road in Santry.

Dublin Fire Brigade have said that no injuries have been reported as a result of the fire.

Pictures of the scene show the fire brigade units at the scene obscured by heavy smoke.

LR FIRE 521_90524384 Dublin Fire Brigade have said the fire is at a below ground level. Source: Sam Boal/

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