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The acting chief fire officer in Sligo is warning people not to use fireworks this Halloween. Marian Coakley says malfunctioning fireworks have led to life changing injuries in the past. Every year people present with serious injuries in hospital sustained as a result of using fireworks. Marian Coakley says fireworks…

Sligo County Council is warning of an increased risk of fire as a result of the current good spell of weather.   The council is pointing out that a Condition Orange warning is currently in place for high fire risk until 12.00hrs this Friday.   Members of the public are…

The warm, dry weather is increasing the risk of wildfires this Easter weekend. The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine have issued a Condition Orange Warning which is in place until the 6th of April. Farmers and members of the public are being asked to be extra vigilant in…

The acting chief fire officer in Sligo has issued warnings to the general public in relation to the dangers of gorse fires.  She claims resources that could be used to deal withe serious road traffic accidents are being used to fight gorse fires across the the county.   Sligo Fire…