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One man arrested in connection with investigation into Clongriffin apartment blaze

The scene of the fire in Clongriffin this evening
The scene of the fire in Clongriffin this evening

A man has been arrested by gardai investigating a serious fire at an apartment complex in north Dublin this evening.

Gardai are currently at the scene of a fire that occurred at an apartment complex in Clongriffin, Dublin 13 this evening.

One man has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Coolock garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

Emergency Services were alerted to the incident at approximately 5.30pm this evening.

Gardai and six units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene and the fire is now under control.

The scene is currently preserved and will be technically examined by gardai when safe to do so.

The occupants of approximately 80 apartments were evacuated during the incident. No injuries have been reported.