Watch shocking moment roof collapses during huge Blanchardstown apartment fire the 10th of May

This shocking video shows the moment a roof collapsed due to a blaze in a Blanchardstown apartment block.

The fire broke out this evening on the apartment block in the Verdemont area off the Snugborough Road, and there are no reported injuries.

There are six pumps, a turntable ladder and command support from Dublin Fire Brigade at the scene.

Dublin Fire Brigade said: "We're attending a large domestic fire in Verdemont off the Snugborough Road. 6 pumps, Turntable Ladder and Command Support."

Residents in the area were advised to keep their windows closed.


The fire was visible from miles away, with black smoke visible across the Dublin skyline.

A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí and other emergency services are currently at the scene of a major fire at the Verdemont apartment block, off the Snugborough Rd in Blanchardstown Dublin 15. A number of significant traffic diversions are in place.”

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