Donegal Fire Service battling gorse fire near Killybegs

Donegal Fire service are battling a gorse fire near Killybegs.

The fire is by the R263 road, in the townland of Largy.

Four fire engines are in attendendance who are being assisted by a Coillte helicopter.

Director of Emergency Service with Donegal County Council, Garry Martin is currently at the scene of the fire.

He says thanks to the swift response, the fire didn’t make it’s way into the nearby forest.