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city blaze Fire breaks out at apartment building in Dublin with seven people treated for smoke inhalation

The blaze broke out on South Great Georges Street shortly before 4pm

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Photo of an apartment fire on South Great George's Street in Dublin city centre. Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade Twitte.

Photo of an apartment fire on South Great George's Street in Dublin city centre. Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade Twitte.

Photo of an apartment fire on South Great George's Street in Dublin city centre. Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade Twitte.

Seven people have been treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out at an apartment in Dublin city centre this afternoon.

Dublin Fire Brigade said seven fire engines and three ambulances were dispatched to the blaze on South Great Georges Street shortly before 4pm today.

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Dublin Fire Brigade at the scene of an apartment fire on Georges Street in Dublin city centre on Sunday. Photo: Damien Storan.

Dublin Fire Brigade at the scene of an apartment fire on Georges Street in Dublin city centre on Sunday. Photo: Damien Storan.

Dublin Fire Brigade at the scene of an apartment fire on Georges Street in Dublin city centre on Sunday. Photo: Damien Storan.

No one was injured and the blaze is now under control but road closures remain in place.

Photos posted to the DFB Twitter site show flames billowing out of a first floor apartment and smoke blanketing the immediate area.

Meanwhile gardaí said they are assisting the fire brigade with traffic management in the area.

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