Ireland Firefighters battle giant blaze at Dublin metal plant

13:45  10 january  2018
13:45  10 january  2018 Source:   Journal.ie

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Eight fire units are at the scene of the recycling plant , located near Dublin Airport.

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  Firefighters battle giant blaze at Dublin metal plant © Dublin Fire Brigade

EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE attending what appears to be a huge fire at St Margaret’s metal recycling plant in north Dublin.

The family-run “scrap-metal specialists” collect metal from all over Leinster, dismantling old cars to sell some parts and disposing of others.

Dublin Fire Brigade said that eight fire units, including an aerial ladder and a foam unit were attending the scene at Sandyhills, which is located near Dublin Airport.

Dublin Airport have tweeted to clarify that the fire “is not on the airport campus and the smoke is not having an impact on airport operations”.

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Firefighters battle a blaze in Harold’s Cross, Dublin . Dublin Fire Brigade dispatched several units to tackle a blaze at a disused factory in Harold’s Cross in Dublin on Friday night. The fire at the premises in a built-up area on Leinster Place was reported at about 7.45pm.

Dublin Fire Brigade said it’s receiving “increased water supply assistance” from Fingal County Council to tackle the blaze.

It’s not yet known what caused the fire, or the extent of the damage it caused.

No casualties have been reported.

a close up of a car © Dublin Fire Brigade

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