Fire brigade issue warning about risk of outdoor fires in dry weather

Dublin Fire Brigade is warning people not to light fires outside designated areas during the current dry spell.

Fire brigade issue warning about risk of outdoor fires in dry weather

Dublin Fire Brigade is warning people not to light fires outside designated areas during the current dry spell.

The Department of Agriculture has also issued an Orange warning for fire due to the current conditions and expected high temperatures over the coming days.

Dublin Fire Brigade was called to a number of forest fires and gorse fires, around the Dublin area yesterday.

Firefighters from Tallaght, Rathfarnham and Townsend Street attended a blaze at Saggart with a helicopter provided by the forestry service Coillte.

Crews also dealt with fires at Puck's Castle, in South County Dublin and at Dollymount Strand on Dublin's Northside.

More in this section

Lunchtime News Wrap

A lunchtime summary of content highlights on the Irish Examiner website. Delivered at 1pm each day.

Sign up

FREE HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

FREE HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

Your Irish Examiner delivered to your door

Subscribe today
Revoiced
Newsletter

Our Covid-free newsletter brings together some of the best bits from irishexaminer.com, as chosen by our editor, direct to your inbox every Monday.

Sign up