One man arrested after fire at Dublin apartment block

The incident occurred in Clongriffin

Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fire that occurred at an apartment complex in Clongriffin, Dublin 13 this evening, Tuesday 1st November 2016.

One man has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Coolock Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

Emergency Services were alerted to the incident at approximately 5.30pm this evening. Gardaí and six units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene and the fire is now under control. The scene is currently preserved and will be technically examined by Gardaí when safe to do so.

The occupants of approximately 80 apartments were evacuated during the incident and no injuries have been reported.