Two men fighting for their lives after suspected arson attack on Dublin house
23rd April 2022 12:54Follow
Two men are fighting for their lives after a suspected arson attack on a house in Dublin in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A Garda investigation was launched after a 46-year-old man was left in a critical condition and a 20-year-old man is in a serious condition as a result of the fire.
Emergency services were called to a large fire at the house in Glenshane Lawns in Tallaght at around 4am.
Authorities confirmed the fire caused extensive damage to the house before it was brought under control by units of Dublin Fire Brigade.
In a statement Gardai said: ‘Gardaí in Tallaght are investigating all the circumstances in relation to a fire at a house on Glenshane Lawns, Tallaght, Dublin 24 in the early hours of this morning Saturday 23rd April, 2022.
‘At approximately 4a.m. Gardaí in Tallaght attended the scene, and all seven persons were out of the house. Six persons were removed to Tallaght University Hospital for treatment and two males (46 years & 20 years) are in a serious condition.
‘Dublin Fire Brigade brought the large fire under control which caused extensive damage to the property. Investigations are ongoing.’