Fire crews tackle gorse fire near Ballinagh

Fire crews in Cavan tackled a gorse fire near Ballinagh last night.

Two fire engines attended the incident at Fleming’s Folly as the Department of Agriculture issued a level orange forest fire risk.

People in Cavan and Monaghan are being reminded to be vigilant of what causes gorse fires, to dispose of cigarettes correctly and not to light open fires. The level orange risk remains in place across the country until 12 midday on Friday.