Fires services in Sligo have appealed for homeowners and businesses in the Larkhill area of the town to keep their windows and doors closed following a fire involving asbestos and Hazardous materials.
Fire fighters were alerted to the blaze before 5 A.M this morning.
Householders have been warned that windows and doors need to remain shut until further notice because of the presence of fibres in the air.
The blaze happened in a shed at a domestic premises.
The fire services and gardaí are attending the scene.