Waterford and Tipperary fire services fight farm blaze outside Carrick-on-Suir

Dylan White


Dylan White



Members of Waterford Fire Services from Portlaw and Dungarvan joined forces with Tipperary fire brigades to combat a hay barn fire on Saturday morning.

A fire at farm buildings in Crehana, County Waterford, was reported at approximately 6am on Saturday.

Brigades from Carrick-on-Suir, Clonmel and Cahir initially responded and set about extinguishing the fire. Clonmel and Cahir were subsequently relieved by brigades from Portlaw and Dungarvan, along with a water tanker from Dunmore East.

The fire was extinguished and brigade operations ceased at approximately 12:30pm. Substantial damage was caused to the farm buildings and contents, but no injuries were reported.