Two people are in a critical condition and three others are injured after a house fire in Tallaght in Dublin.
Emergency services were called to the scene in Deerpark Drive just after 2 o'clock this morning, where they found a well developed fire and a number of people trapped.
Dublin Fire Brigade staff from Tallaght, Nutgrove, and Dolphin's Barn rescued five people from the house who were treated at the scene before being transferred to St James' Hospital and Tallaght Hospital.
A man in his 30s and a teenage boy are in a critical condition, and a teenage girl is in a serious condition.
A woman in her 40s and a young boy are being treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening.