Offaly Fire crew rescues ambulance vehicle from huge snowfall

Emergency services had to respond

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Offaly Fire crew rescues ambulance vehicle

Offaly Fire & Rescue Service were involved in an assist this morning in Offaly after Storm Emma threatened to leave it snowed under.

The crew had to dig and pull a National Ambulance Service vehicle from a snow drift in the early hours of Friday morning.

The vehicle in question is a large 4x4 jeep and Fire Services say, "if it struggled with the current road conditions, acar will have no chance."

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"Remember travel should only be attempted for medical emergencies only until roads are cleared of snow and driveable," they said.

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