Toxic gases emitted from car fire in Dublin as blazes rage on opposite sides of capital
Several units from the Dublin Fire Brigade responded to multiple car fires across Dublin last night.
One unit from Tallaght fire station responded to a blaze off the Blessington Road at around 9pm yesterday evening.
Witnesses reported that the fire crew was at the scene within ten minutes of being alerted to the car fire.
Meanwhile, firefighters from Finglas station attended a car fire in the locality at around midnight.
Crews were required to wear breathing apparatus to protect them from the toxic gases coming from the blaze.
A car fire being dealt with by Finglas station tonight... Breathing apparatus protects the F/F from the toxic gases pic.twitter.com/7WbWGHCwFu— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) May 29, 2016
There were no reported injuries as a result of either incident.