Gorse fire alert after Gaoth Dobhair outbreak

UNNECESSARY call outs, like tackling gorse fires, are putting fire fighters at a greater risk of Covid-19, Donegal’s Chief Fire Officer Joseph McTaggart has warned this week. There have been a number of gorse fires in the county over the last few weeks and the latest was on Monday evening in Gaoth Dobhair. The fire […]

Wildfire at Lough Eske

Fire fighters worked into the early hours last night to put out a fire on the mountains near Lough Eske, Donegal. The fire started on Monday evening, and local fire brigades were joined at the scene by crews from surrounding areas including units from Donegal Town, Stranorlar and Ballyshannon. The fire affected a large part […]