Community devastated by Glenamuck Road fire
Local Sinn Féin councillor Chris Curran has expressed the shock of the community in a the Carrickmines area at the horrific events on the Glenamuck Road this morning with reports of as many as eight fatalities.
Speaking this morning Councillor Curran said;
"On this occasion, I think I can speak for the whole community in expressing our deepest and most sincerest sympathy to the family.
"The family are well known to people in the area and this will come as a huge shock to so many in the Carrickmines and Kilternan areas as well as in Ballyogan where some of the people living on this site grew up.
“The blaze began around 4am this morning and as yet the cause is unknown.
“My thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those who have passed away and I want to wish those who have survived this awful tragedy a speedy recovery.”