Fire Services respond to ‘violent’ outdoor fires in Wicklow Town

Wicklow Fire Services were faced with the task of extinguishing four violent outdoor fires in Wicklow Town, all of which took place within a matter of hours on Wednesday.

The first fire took place at the Sea Crest housing estate at 4 pm, which was followed shortly by two violent fires which caused havoc on the Murrough at 5 pm and 6 pm that day.

Fire at The Oaks, Keatingstown. Pic: Wicklow Fire Services

The fourth and most intense fire took place at The Oaks, Keatingstown at 9 pm that night.

People in Wicklow are urged to be vigilant on the lead up to Halloween as the possibility of man-made fires are at their highest.


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