Woman And Child Critical Following Apartment Fire

A woman and four children have been injured in an apartment fire in Inchicore, Dublin on Monday night.

A woman, aged in her 30s, and an 8-year-old boy are said to be a critical condition following a fire at an apartment block on Tyrone Place at approximately 11.15pm.

The woman is being treated at St James's Hospital. The boy, understood to be the woman's son, is being treated at Our Lady's Children's Hospital.

Two other children, a 13-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl, also remain in hospital but it is understood that their conditions are not serious.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway and gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.


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