A number of people have been evacuated from their homes in north Dublin this morning as a result of a major house fire in the Drumcondra area.
Richmond Road and Gracepark Road have also been closed to traffic as a result of the blaze, which broke out at around 5am.
One person has been hospitalised and motorists are being urged to avoid the area.
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