Dublin Fire Brigade continues to contain blaze at Oxigen Plant

Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade remain at the scene of the fire at the Oxigen Plant in Ballymount this morning.

According to the fire service they are still trying to extinguish the blaze which broke out at the recycling plant at the weekend.

Waste at the industrial fire at the Oxigen plant is still smoldering this morning with 4 units of the fire brigade remaining at the scene.

According to the fire service they could be there for several more days as they tackle the blaze.

Its caused a particular challenge for fire fighters because of the compacted nature of the materials involved.

Local families are advised to continue to keep their doors and windows closed amid health fears.

The Environmental Protection Agency says that it is monitoring the air quality in the area.

Meanwhile, gardaí say a number of traffic restrictions remain in place at the Clondalkin Industrial Estate.

No access will be allowed past the cordon point at Ballymount Avenue however there will local access into business operating in the area.

It may be a few more days before gardaí and fire services can begin forensically examining the site to determine the cause of the blaze.

Diversions/access into the Ballymount Merrywell Industrial estates are as follows:

1. Ballymount Road closed with only local access into Merrywell Industrial Esate.

2. Ballymount Avenue closed only local access into Merrywell Industrial Estate.

3. Access into Merrywell Industrial Estate from Turnpike Road only

4. Local Access only on Ballymount Road for Panda, Galco, Kelkin Fastway, up turnpike road only.

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