Howth Gorse Fire Brought Under...


Howth Gorse Fire Brought Under Control

Emma Tyrrell
Emma Tyrrell

06:53 22 Mar 2022

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A gorse wildfire in north Dublin, that was burning for several hours yesterday, has been brought under control.

Three units of the Dublin fire brigade worked to bring the blaze near Balscadden in Howth under control, eventually suppressing the fire overnight.

Firefighters from Kilbarrack, North Strand and Phibsborough stations were involved in the operation.

Officers are warning vegetation is at risk from fire due to the recent dry spell.

They're advising the public to avoid lighting campfires and barbeques outside of designated areas and say all smoking materials should be disposed of in a responsible manner.

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