Firefighters attacked as they attempted to put out a fire in west

first_img Image: Dublin Fire Brigade Firefighters attacked as they attempted to put out a fire in west Dublin A Dublin Fire Brigade spokeswoman urged the public to respect emergency services. at it smashing a window. Luckily no crew members were injured. We remind everybody that we are here to help the whole community.— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) October 26, 2016 20,913 Views A FIRE ENGINE was pelted with stones last night as it responded to a call-out in a west Dublin housing estate.One unit of the Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) was put out of commission after attending a small fire in the Neilstown area of Clondalkin.The fire engine was out of action for three hours after a passenger-side window was broken by stones.A DFB spokeswoman said there were no injuries but urged members of the public to respect emergency services.AttackShe said: “One of our appliances was dispatched to an estate in the Neilstown area after a fire started on a grassy area.“A number of people began throwing rocks at the engine causing damage to it.“The passenger-side window was badly damaged by the stones.“We’d ask people at this time to respect the emergency services and let them do their jobs.” Oct 26th 2016, 3:11 PM Short URL Source: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter Wednesday 26 Oct 2016, 3:11 PMcenter_img Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 33 Comments Unfortunately one of our Tallaght appliances was unable to respond to emergencies last night for almost 3 hours after stones were thrown 1/2— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) October 26, 2016 Source: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter Image: Dublin Fire Brigade By Garreth MacNamee ‘He was an absolute gentleman’: Tributes paid after pensioner dies in Wexford house fire >Abduction probe after man bundled into car by three men > Share413 Tweet Email2 last_img read more