Published on April 26th, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com
Boyle Fire Service attend forest fire
Members of Boyle Fire and Rescue Service assisted in fighting a large forest fire near Ballaghaderreen on Monday evening.
Up to 30 fire fighters were involved in containing the outbreak with brigades from Boyle, Ballaghaderreen, Castlerea and Charlestown in attendance.
A water tanker was also used to assist the four appliances at the scene.
Visibility on the N5 between Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen was affected as a result of dense smoke with the AA warning motorists to drive with caution on that stretch of road.