Fire crews respond to a blaze in Dublin city center

After “heavy smoke” was spotted in the area this afternoon, firefighters rushed to Capel Street in the Dublin city center.

Shortly before 1 pm on Sunday, the official Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter account tweeted: “Four crew of firefighters are fighting a fire in a shed off Capel Street. “Smoke is visible in the area, but we have the situation under control.”

Meanwhile, firefighters were also deployed to an adjacent building to prevent further fire spread. Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted: “Earlier, four fire engines including a turntable ladder responded to this fire off Capel Street.”

The area has been blocked off, however, Capel Street was made traffic-free earlier this year.

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