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Dublin Fire Brigade deals with major fire at East Wall pub

By Sheetal Sukhija, Dublin News
08 Dec 2018, 06:35 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Dublin Fire Brigade, which put out a major fire at a popular pub in East Wall, north Dublin has stated that the fire caused major damage to the building.

The fire at the popular Seabank House pub on East Wall Road broke out in the wee hours of Thursday morning and led to a major emergency operation at the spot.

The Dublin Fire Brigade said that it rushed to the spot to deal with the blaze, with five units being deployed to the scene from the North Strand, Tara Street and Donnybrook.

A turntable ladder and a water tower helped deal with the massive blaze.

According to Gardai, the fire broke out when a small number of people were exiting the premises.

However, officials confirmed that no injuries were reported in the blaze.

Later on Thursday, the Dublin Lord Mayor and local councillor Nial Ring said that the fire had caused a lot of damage to the building that houses the very popular pub in East Wall.

Ring also thanked the Dublin Fire Brigade for responding quickly and efficiently."

So far, officials have not commented on the cause of the blaze, saying investigations to ascertain the cause of the fire are continuing.

According to an initial review by the Dublin Fire Brigade, the fire is believed to have begun on or close to the roof.

The Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted, "Five units from North Strand, HQ and Donnybrook fought a fire on the roof of a building on East Wall Road. Firefighters on turntable ladder knocked the fire down, and smaller pockets were dealt with by crews sent to the roof. There were no injuries."

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