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High risk of fire warning for Inishowen 25.03.22

THE Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a fire danger notice, condition orange, for all areas where hazardous fuels such as gorse, heather, dried grasses, and other vegetation exist. The notice is in effect until midday on Monday, 28th March.

Donegal County Council wishes to appeal to landowners and members of the public in Inishowen to exercise caution and to take all necessary measures to prevent the occurrence of wildfires.
Inishowen firefighters in action.
People are urged to be vigilant and to report any uncontrolled or unattended fires immediately to the fire service by dialling 999 or 112.

The Council is also the public not to engage in activities that could cause wildfires. House holders or building owners in areas susceptible to wildfire are advised to remove or cut back any vegetation in the immediate vicinity of their house, building or oil tank to prevent wildfires damaging or destroying their property.
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