Dublin Fire Brigade responded to over 1,000 calls on Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to over 1,000 calls on Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade had a busy Halloween night, receiving over 1,000 calls.

According to a spokesperson from Dublin Fire Brigade, they responded to 705 emergency calls between 9am and 11pm.

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Of these, 301 were fire calls and 200 were bonfire calls.

Dublin Fire Brigade ambulances also responded to over 200 calls.

Overall, they received 1,120 calls yesterday, making it one of the busiest nights of the year.

A spokesperson told Echo.ie for Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully, no crew members were injured.

Using an interactive map, Dublin Fire Brigade was able to pinpoint fire incidents across the county last night with dozens of fires marked across South Dublin County.

Locally, firefighters in Tallaght dealt with a car which was set alight beside a green space, and warned the public to never approach these types of fires as magnesium on the car makes these fires particularly risky.

 Dublin Fire Brigade later confirmed that this car fire occurred in Kilnamanagh, with the green space being the playing pitch for Kilnamanagh AFC.

Meanwhile, units from Dolphin’s Barn and garda public order units responded to a bonfire in South Dublin.

A photo taken in the Grangecastle area in Clondalkin shows the roaring remnants of a fire last night.

In Rathfarnham, Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a fire on a roof after a firework landed on a house in the area.

Units from Rathfarnham also dealt with a fire in Ticknock Forest near Sandyford.

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