Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade, including a water tanker, battled a blaze on Sunday night where a large amount of straw bales were set on fire on a farm in north Dublin.

Both gardaí and the emergency services attended the fire, a Garda spokesperson told the Irish Farmers Journal.

"Gardaí and emergency services attended a fire that occurred at a field in Malahide where a number of [straw] bales were lit on fire.

"No injuries have been reported at this time," the spokesperson said. They confirmed that no arrests have been made so far and that the investigation is still ongoing.

Emergency calls

Dublin City Council told the Irish Farmers Journal that its fire department received multiple emergency calls on Sunday night relating to the fire.

"We received multiple 999/112 calls. The first was logged at 19:24, the fire was fully extinguished at 02:12," the council said.