Dublin firefighters rescue five people from burning apartment

Two of the people treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after fire at Gardiner Place

Firefighters in central Dublin rescued four adults and a child from the top floor of a burning apartment in the north of the city on Sunday evening.

Two of the people were treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after the fire at Gardiner Place, a Garda spokesman said. There were no suspicious circumstances in connection with the incident, he added.

Dublin Fire Brigade said the five people were taken from the building by firefighters using a turntable ladder. Paramedics treated six people at the scene.

The street was closed to traffic as firefighters battled the blaze in the four-storey building.