20/07/2018

Fire Crews Tackle Gorse Fire Near Newcastle

A gorse fire which has spread over five hectares has broken out near Newcastle, Co Down.

The Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) said the blaze on the Drinnahilly Mountain close to Tollymore Forest park, started on Wednesday, 18 July.
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Eight fire appliances and 46 firefighters are working to bring the fire under control.

Specialist wildfire officers are also at the scene.

(CD/MH)

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