Fire in Dublin city centre leaves six people injured

A fire broke out at around 6pm in what is believed to be a homeless hostel
Fire in Dublin city centre leaves six people injured

By Dominic McGrath, PA

Six people have been injured in a fire in Dublin city centre.

The fire broke out at around 6pm on Little Britain Street, on the north side of the capital, in what is believed to be a homeless hostel.

Gardaí confirmed that six people were taken to the Mater Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

The blaze was extinguished by Dublin Fire Brigade, but the scene remains preserved for a technical examination.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Inquiries are ongoing.”

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