Scene of the overnight Fire at the Bottom of the Hill Pub on the Main Street in Finglas
Scene of the in a single day Fireplace on the Backside of the Hill Pub on the Primary Avenue in Finglas
The hearth broke out at round 1am this morning Picture: Conor Feehan
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Conor Feehan

A big fireplace has destroyed a preferred pub in Finglas Village in Dublin in a single day.

Fireplace crews battled to stop the blaze on the Backside Of The Hill bar from spreading however the constructing was extensively broken.

The blaze broke out shortly after 1am within the pub located on the finish of Finglas Village.

A number of models of Dublin Fireplace Brigade from Finglas, Phibsboro, and Tara Avenue had been on the scene all night time, and solely departed at 7am having fought the fireplace for six hours.



Scene of the overnight Fire at the Bottom of the Hill Pub on the Main Street in Finglas.


Scene of the in a single day Fireplace on the Backside of the Hill Pub on the Primary Avenue in Finglas.
Scene of the in a single day Fireplace on the Backside of the Hill Pub on the Primary Avenue in Finglas.

A metallic roof on the constructing started to peel again from the warmth of the flames, and emergency crews needed to take away a bit of it with a purpose to make the constructing secure.

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A specialist turntable ladder was introduced in from Tara Avenue fireplace station to battle the flames from above.

Gardai have now preserved the scene and a technical examination shall be carried out to find out the reason for the fireplace.

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The constructing can also be occupied by a quick meals takeaway and a betting store.

It’s not but clear the place within the constructing the fireplace began.

Diversions had been put in place for site visitors because the blaze was being fought however the roads within the village have since reopened.

Native Unbiased councillor Noeleen Reilly stated it is “very unhappy to see such harm to the Backside of the Hill pub in Finglas.”

“The principle factor is that nobody was harm. Considering of the homeowners, workers and prospects at this unhappy time. Such a landmark venue. There could also be some delays to some buses within the space.”

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A garda spokeswoman stated investigations into the incident are ongoing.

“The hearth occurred on the premises on Primary St., Finglas at roughly 12.40am this morning. Gardai and Dublin Fireplace Brigade attended on the scene. There was site visitors restrictions within the space for a time frame however they’ve now been lifted. Nobody was injured within the incident.

“Gardai are interesting for witnesses or anybody with info to contact Finglas garda station on 01 6667500.”

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