Cause of Dublin apartment fire investigated

Tuesday 09 July 2013 21.59
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The fire broke out at about 5am
The fire broke out at about 5am
The apartment block at Thornfield Square is being treated as a crime scene
The apartment block at Thornfield Square is being treated as a crime scene
There are no reports of serious injuries
There are no reports of serious injuries
A number of children had to be evacuated
A number of children had to be evacuated
Gardaí are investigating the cause of the blaze
Gardaí are investigating the cause of the blaze
Up to ten units of the fire brigade and ambulance services attended the scene
Up to ten units of the fire brigade and ambulance services attended the scene

A number of people have been treated for the effects of smoke inhalation following a fire at an apartment complex in Clondalkin in Dublin.

The fire broke out at the Thornfield Square Apartments, Watery Lane shortly after 5am.

Up to ten units of the fire brigade and ambulance services attended the scene.

There are no reports of serious injuries.

The apartment block is being treated as a crime scene and gardaí are investigating the cause of the blaze.

There is water damage to some properties and a number of children had to be evacuated through first-floor windows.

The fire is believed to have started in a communal hallway.

Keywords: clondalkin, dublin