NIGHT FROM HELL: EXHAUSTED FIRE CREWS TACKLE MASSIVE GORSE BLAZES

first_imgThe massive gorse fire near Crolly. Pic by Kei Patterson, Donegaldaily.comIT WAS another night from hell for Donegal’s hard-pressed fire personnel as crews worked into the early hours tackling gorse fires in several parts of the county.Exhausted fire service members are still on standby following several incidents in Inishowen and west Donegal.The worst of the fires was a mile-wide inferno between Crolly and Loughanure. Flames also danced high into the night sky at another massive fire on Fahan Hill.And yet another fire raged overnight near Muckish.Fire service staff believe some of the 80 major fires they have dealt with in the past week were started deliberately.At dawn Donegal fire brigade personnel were on standby in case new fires break out. Fire on Fahan Hill – Adam Rory Porter for Donegaldaily.comNIGHT FROM HELL: EXHAUSTED FIRE CREWS TACKLE MASSIVE GORSE BLAZES was last modified: April 8th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buncranaCrollyFahanLoughanureMuckishNIGHT FROM HELL: EXHAUSTED FIRE CREWS TACKLE MASSIVE GORSE BLAZESlast_img