Dublin Fire Brigade has rescued 11 people, including children, from an apartment complex in Tallaght overnight.
Seven units were called to the scene on Cookstown Way near The Square shortly before 1.30am.
They were rescued from their balconies after the blaze broke out in a communal area.
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Three adults and three children were brought to Tallaght Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
The scene was declared safe at half two and gardai are launching an investigation into how the blaze began.