A fire at the Dublin Port Tunnel has closed both the North and South Bores, leading to major traffic delays.
The Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene where an oil tanker is on fire, and they have confirmed that the fire is under control.
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) June 20, 2016
Authorities have advised motorists to use alternative routes, while emergency services clear the area.
One person, @johnrooney12, tweeted from the scene saying the lights had gone off inside the tunnel and traffic was stopped.
— John Rooney (@J1Rooney) June 20, 2016
He then tweeted that Dublin Fire Brigade had advised that nobody could leave the tunnel through the fire exits.
DUBLIN/ UPDATE: Port Tunnel still closed. Traffic heading into the city from M1 being diverted at J2 Coolock. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) June 20, 2016