Friday 24 February 2017

Emergency services battle huge blaze after hundreds of hay bales go on fire

Emma Jane Hade

Emma Jane Hade

Dublin Fire Brigade battle blaze (Photo: Twitter/Dublin Fire Brigade)
Dublin Fire Brigade battle blaze (Photo: Twitter/Dublin Fire Brigade)
Dublin Fire Brigade battle blaze (Photo: Twitter/Dublin Fire Brigade)

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze on a farm in north county Dublin.

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) are attending the scene of blaze at Kinsealy Lane, close to Malahide.

They said that between 400 and 500 bales of hay have caught fire and close to Chapel Road.

Two motors, the environmental unit and the District Officer are currently at the scene.

DFB said the fire was reported to them at 7pm and that their personnel arrived at the scene 10 minutes later.

The firefighters are still at the scene and the incident is ongoing.

DFB confirmed to Independent.ie there are no injuries.

More to follow.

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