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Tragic Dublin Fire That Killed Five Was Caused By Candle

By mariemadden

March 11, 2017 at 10:03am


A Dublin fire that claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and three young children was caused by a candle.

According to The Irish Independent, this week's fatal blaze in Clondalkin was started by a candle that was lit next to a television.

The fire claimed the lives of 27-year-old Anne-Marie O'Brien and her unborn child, two-year-old Paris O'Brien, three-year-old Holly O'Brien and four-year-old Jordan O'Brien.

Holly's mother Biddy O'Brien still in a critical condition in hospital, where she is being treated for burns and smoke inhalation.

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