Eight fire engines were called to the scene
Eleven people have been rescued after a building in Dublin city centre caught fire.
Dublin Fire Brigade say eight fire engines were attending the top floor fire at a block of flats on Mountjoy Square.
Five people have been taken to hospital as a precaution after suffering smoke inhalation in the blaze.
While five of those rescued were brought down by a turntable ladder. There are no reports of any serious injuries.
Officers say damping down efforts are continuing.