House fire on New street in Wicklow town

Emergency services attend a fire at a derelict house on New street in Wicklow town on Thursday afternoon . It is not known how the fire started.

The fire at the house which had been derelict for some time was reported to the Gardai at around 3.30pm.

Two units of the Wicklow fire service were quickly to the scene but the house was completely destroyed.

Gardai are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any activity prior to the fire, you can call the Gardai at

0404 60140


(Picture, Tommy Dover)

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