Major fire at Chinese restaurant in south Dublin

Wednesday 09 January 2013 11.45
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A Chinese restaurant and a solicitor's office above it on Sandford Road were both affected
A Chinese restaurant and a solicitor's office above it on Sandford Road were both affected
Traffic was disrupted as a result of the incident
Traffic was disrupted as a result of the incident

A fire at a premises in Ranelagh in Dublin has been brought under control.

A Chinese restaurant and a solicitor's office above it on Sandford Road were both affected.

Both buildings were evacuated, and nine units of the Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with the blaze. 

The area between Marlborough Road and Sandford Road was closed for a time but has since re-opened to traffic. Dublin Bus services are operating as normal.