Firefighters in West Dublin tackled a raging fire in an apartment complex on Monday night, with the car on fire reaching temperatures of almost 500°C.
The blaze, which occurred in the basement car park of Exchange Hall apartment complex in Tallaght, started when a car went on fire in the car park.
Reporting on the fire on Twitter, Dublin Fire Brigade said no injuries were reported at the incident due to a ‘prompt evacuation’ of the building on January 4.
Three fire engines reported to the scene, and a heat check at the scene showed that the car ablaze was recorded at almost 500°C.
The public praised the fire brigade for their prompt work in tackling the fire, and ensuring all those in the complex remained safe.
3 fire engines have dealt with an underground car park fire in Tallaght tonight. A prompt evacuation led to no injuries being reported. The temperature of the vehicle was recorded approaching 500°C. Visibility was severely impacted #Dublin #fire #SDCC pic.twitter.com/9kya5a2ZWE— Dublin Fire Brigade #StayHomeSaveLives (@DubFireBrigade) January 4, 2021