Six people taken to hospital after fire in Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade rescued 11 people from the building in Tallaght

Six people taken to hospital after fire in Dublin

Image: Dublin Fire Brigade via Twitter

Six people were taken to hospital after a fire in a block of apartments in Dublin overnight.

Gardaí say the alarm was raised at about 1.30am in the building near the Tallaght Luas stop.

Seven units of the fire brigade attended the scene, as well as three ambulances.

Three adults and three children were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Nobody is believed to have been seriously injured.

Dublin Fire Brigade says it had to rescue 11 people in total, some of them from the building's balcony.