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Lorry drawing bales goes up in smoke in Monaghan

Lorry drawing bales goes up in smoke in Monaghan

A lorry drawing bales of hay went up in smoke in Co. Monaghan earlier today (Friday, July 23) with local...

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Forest fire warning – ‘need for vigilance cannot be overstated’

Forest fire warning – ‘need for vigilance cannot be overstated’

An orange, or ‘high-fire risk‘ warning has been issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). Effective...

June 30, 2021

Cause of Monaghan hay barn fire still unknown

Cause of Monaghan hay barn fire still unknown

The cause of a fire at a hay barn in Co. Monaghan late last week has yet to be determined,...

June 23, 2021

Firefighters tackle tractor blaze in Cavan

Firefighters tackle tractor blaze in Cavan

Firefighters had to be called in to tackle a tractor which went on fire in Co. Cavan earlier this week....

April 30, 2021

Video: Firefighters called into action at explosive tractor fire

Video: Firefighters called into action at explosive tractor fire

A tractor was engulfed in flames in an incident in Co. Tipperary last week, which saw members of Tipperary Fire...

March 8, 2021

Pics: Cork fire crews deal with ‘hotspots’ 3 days on from R&H Hall fire

Pics: Cork fire crews deal with ‘hotspots’ 3 days on from R&H Hall fire

Teams of firefighters have continued to battle hotspots and internal fires among the debris following the major fire which engulfed...

January 12, 2021

Emergency services called to fire at R&H Hall grain facility in Cork Port

Emergency services called to fire at R&H Hall grain facility in Cork Port

Emergency services were called into action earlier today (Saturday, January 9) when a fire broke out in a grain storage...

January 9, 2021

Male ‘seen running from scene’ of fire at old co-op building

Male ‘seen running from scene’ of fire at old co-op building

Investigations are ongoing after a fire broke out overnight at the old co-op building in Athboy, Co. Meath last night...

December 4, 2020

Juvenile arrested and charged in connection with fire at Oldcastle Co Op

Juvenile arrested and charged in connection with fire at Oldcastle Co Op

Gardaí have arrested and charged a juvenile male in connection with an investigation into a fire at a building in Oldcastle, Co....

November 3, 2020

Large fire causes extensive damage to Oldcastle Co Op

Large fire causes extensive damage to Oldcastle Co Op

A fire ripped through the building of Oldcastle Co Op in Co. Meath last night (Saturday, October 31) with significant...

November 1, 2020

Fire breaks out at egg factory in Fermanagh

Fire breaks out at egg factory in Fermanagh

Firefighters were called in to tackle a large blaze at an egg factory in Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, this morning (Wednesday, October...

October 7, 2020

Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

Firefighters were called in to extinguish a tractor which was “well alight in a field” in Somerset, England, this week....

July 30, 2020

Tractor and baler go up in smoke in Wicklow

Tractor and baler go up in smoke in Wicklow

Firefighters had to be called on in Co. Wicklow over the weekend when a tractor and baler went on fire...

July 13, 2020

Rendering plant ‘gutted’ following fire in Mayo

Rendering plant ‘gutted’ following fire in Mayo

A rendering plant owned by Dawn Meats, Western Proteins, was “completely gutted” following an extensive fire that broke out on...

June 19, 2020

Farmers urged to be ‘extra vigilant’ with red fire warning in place

Farmers urged to be ‘extra vigilant’ with red fire warning in place

Farmers, rural dwellers and members of the public are being urged by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to be vigilant...

May 29, 2020

Department issues red forest fire warning for weekend

Department issues red forest fire warning for weekend

A red forest fire warning has been issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine for the coming...

May 29, 2020

Irish Air Corps called in to help tackle bog fire in Laois

Irish Air Corps called in to help tackle bog fire in Laois

The Irish Air Corps had to be called in to assist local fire services and Bord na Móna in tackling...

May 12, 2020

Illegal burning: Farmers warned of dangers to land and pocket

Illegal burning: Farmers warned of dangers to land and pocket

A strong warning has been issued to landowners not to carry out any illegal burning of land by Minister for...

March 27, 2020