Wicklow Fire Services attended to a fire on St. Patrick’s Road in Wicklow Town in the early hours of this morning.
A fire suddenly started at 5.30am near a residential area — luckily the flames were quickly spotted and within minutes firefighters were on the scene.
One nearby local has praised the Fire Services for their quick response: “It could have ended up a very different story with so many cars parked close by.”
Carelessness threatens homes on St Patrick’s road Wicklow Town at 5.30 this morning. Vigilance and a quick response save the day. #WICKLOW#FireSafety#Wildfire#WildfireAware@wicklowcocopic.twitter.com/gF1toHpofw
— Wicklow Fire Service (@FireWicklow) 18 July 2018