Eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade were called to deal with a fire at an apartment block in Tallaght in Dublin last night.
The blaze broke out in the underground car park of the building on Main Street.
#Tallaght fire update: gas & electricity has been isolated on the fireground on Main St. Residents still evacuated, the fire is under control. Thanks to @ESBNetworks @GasNetIrl for the assistance #Bancroft #Dublin pic.twitter.com/0Jt7dDAJ79— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) January 30, 2018
It was started by a gas leak and crews from ESB and Bord Gais attended the scene.
All residents were evacuated and a full search of the building was undertaken.
Apartments have been evacuated at the #Tallaght underground fire, we'll keep residents updated. A number of vehicles were on fire, thanks to @GasNetIrl for the support on scene #Dublin #fire pic.twitter.com/QL70hfhjox— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) January 30, 2018
Road closures were also put in place.
The majority of residents can now access their apartments, but a small number will be rehoused. One unit of the Fire Brigade has remained at the scene.
Firefighting ops have scaled back at the #Tallaght underground fire, one fire engine will remain on scene. 3 vehicles & a gas distribution supply were involved in the fire #Dublin #fire pic.twitter.com/VVh7t349Gu— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) January 30, 2018
- Digital desk