Dublin Fire Brigade says it's had four engines on the scene overnight to dampen down and extinguish hot spots after the huge blaze at the Metro Hotel.
More than 150 guests of a Dublin Hotel are safe after the hotel was evacuated.
The fire ripped through the hotel after breaking out at around 7.30pm.
#Ballymun UPDATE: 8 fire engines, 2 aerial appliances, emergency tender, foam tender, command units and senior officers at scene. Firefighters using breathing apparatus inside hotel to search & extinguish #BallymunFire #Dublin #fire pic.twitter.com/dh8xnFgMRj
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 21, 2018
A number of fire crews managed to bring the blaze on the upper floors under control in the early hours of this morning.
The residents were transferred to the Carlton Hotel for the night.
— Paul Quinn (@pdquinn7) March 22, 2018
Dublin City Council has confirmed no homeless families were staying in the hotel at the time.
via Adrian Kennedy
We'll have 4 fire engines on scene at the #BallymunFire overnight to damp down & extinguish hot spots. Road closures are likely to affect traffic in the morning #Dublin #fire #Ballymun @DCCTraffic @aaroadwatch pic.twitter.com/qewyJlUvHV
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 22, 2018