Gardaí and emergency services in Roscommon were called to the scene of a fire on Monday 13 January. The fire broke out on a farm in Strokestown at approximately 11am.

Emergency services had to attend the scene amid strong gale-force winds that had been forecast for the area.

According to gardaí, no injuries were reported as a result of the fire.


Meanwhile, emergency services were on high alert during storm Brendan. Trees were down and many roads had to be closed while fire services removed debris from public roads.

There was flooding in many parts of the country and nearly 50,000 were without power to their homes and farms throughout the day.

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