Sligo Fire Service the fastest in the country

The Sligo County Fire Service has the best response times in the country.

According to the National Oversight and Audit Commission for 2018, Sligo fire fighters took just 3 mins and 42 secs to mobilise a brigade for a fire-related emergencies.

For non-fire related emergencies, Sligo came in second best in Ireland with a time of 3.39, with the quickest being Louth at 2mins and 24 seconds.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, Chief Fire Officer in Sligo Gerry O’Malley says is very proud of his team of firefighters and delighted to be the quickest in the country: