Emergency services battle Offaly bog fire for five hours

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Emergency services battle Offaly bog fire for five hours

Photographs by C D G Photography

Tullamore Fire Brigade attended and tackled a bog fire close to Lough Boora park on Wednesday.

The services were at a bog fire which occurred about one mile from Boora Park on the Kilcormac side.

"We were called around 4:30pm and departed the scene at 9:30pm with the fire out. Bord na Mona were in attendance," a spokesperson for the fire service added.

One fire engine and a water tanker were on scene. 

Photographs by C D G Photography