One person hospitalised after Clontarf house fire

Emergency services evacuated a guesthouse where families were staying in the early hours of the morning

One person hospitalised after Clontarf house fire

Hollybrook Rd, Clontarf, north Dublin. Photo: via Google Earth

At least one person has been taken to hospital after a fire at a guest house in north Dublin.

Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade fought the blaze at Hedigan's Guest House on Hollybrook Road in Clontarf shortly before 2am.

The fire started in a downstairs bedroom, and there was extensive damage to the building.

It is understood a number of families were evacuated from the building early this morning.