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Emergency services have been called to the scene of a vehicle fire in Cliffoney in Sligo this morning.   It’s believed that the incident occurred close to Hannons Cross at Gorevan’s Pub.   It’s understood the fire has been extinguished.    

Fire Services from the North West were among a large number of fire brigade personnel attending a major forest fire near Ballinamore in Co. Leitrim yesterday.   The fire broke out on ‘Dun Mountain’ near Aughnasheelin on Sliabh an Iarainn.   A helicopter was also assisting at the scene using…

A woman in her 70s died over the weekend following an incident at a well in Gurteen in south Sligo. Gardai and the Fire Services were called to the scene of a sudden death at Spring Well at Knocknaskeagh in Gurteen at around 11am on Saturday morning. The woman was…

The Fire Services and Waste Management are to be discussed at two special meetings in Donegal this week. Today Donegal County Council will be called on to withdraw a controversial proposal to close Ballyshannon Fire Station and merge its services with Bundoran. Ballyshannon (Fine Gael) Councillor Barry O’Neill is to…

A major search operation for a missing man is underway in Enniscrone in west Sligo today. The Coastguard, Gardai and the Fire Services are among those involved in the search. The local man was reported missing at 7:30am this morning. His vehicle has been recovered at the pier in Enniscrone.…

Gorse fires continue to affect the region this morning. Fire Services from Sligo, Tubbercurry and Ballina are attending a fire in Easkey this morning where a ‘controlled burn’ is underway to stop the spread of the fire. A fire in the Geevagh/Ballyfarnon area was attended by Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon and Longford…

Councillors in Donegal are calling for Executive of Donegal County Council to scrap plans for a €20,000 report on the fire services in south Donegal. A public meeting in Ballyshannon heard last night that that money would be better spent investing in the services themselves. Meanwhile, Donegal County Council says…