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Fire at industrial site in Swords, north Dublin

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Image caption Dublin Fire Brigade said the conditions were difficult for crews

Firefighters have tackled a "large industrial fire" in north Dublin, the emergency service has said.

The blaze started at an industrial unit behind a go-karting centre on the Old Airport Road, Swords, at about 21:00 GMT on Friday.

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Image caption Steel containers glowed red from the heat at the industrial site in Swords

Three pumps, a water tanker and foam unit were dispatched to try to contain the flames and plumes of smoke.

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Image caption The blaze smoke near the flight path for Dublin Airport

Dublin Fire Brigade said the conditions were difficult for crews. Steel containers glowed red from the heat.