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Fire warning issued as high temperatures hit Cavan and Monaghan

Jul 22, 2021 12:07 By News Northern Sound
Fire warning issued as high temperatures hit Cavan and Monaghan Fire warning issued as high temperatures hit Cavan and Monaghan
The bin which was destroyed on Wednesday.
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There are concerns due to the long dry spell.

The Fire Service in Cavan has urged people to be careful as a fire warning is in place for the region.

They've asked people to avoid lighting outdoor fires.

It's after crews responded to a bin on fire in Cavan town yesterday.

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The warning's been issued after the long hot and dry period has led to conditions that are good for the spread of fires.

Fire crews responded yesterday morning to the bin that was on fire at the Green Lough amenity area on the Dublin Road.

They say the fire was extinguished before it spread to nearby grassy areas where it could have easily spread further.

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A Condition Orange fire warning has been issued and is in place until noon tomorrow.

All controlled burning is banned for the duration of the notice.

The Fire Service in Cavan has urged people to be safe and avoid lighting outdoor fires and to safely dispose of any cigarettes.

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An orange weather warning for high temperatures remains in place for Cavan and Monaghan until tomorrow, with temperatures of 30 degrees expected in the region.

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