UPDATED EXPLOSION FEARS AT WEST DONEGAL FIRE ALERT

UPDATED EXPLOSION FEARS AT WEST DONEGAL FIRE ALERT

first_imgUPDATED: THREE fire tenders and several Gardai have cordoned off a garage in Gaoth Dobhair after a fire – and will remain there overnight.Experts fear gas cylinders inside the premises in the townland of Glasagh could expode.We understand a blaze began when welding equipment caught fire at the premises near a local shop. The road between Teach Jack’s pub and Bloody Foreland is still closed while experts examine the scene. It could be lunchtime tomorrow before the road re-opens – causing long diversions for parents taking children to and from schools in the area.One neighbour told us: “It appears that welding equipment caught fire.“Thankfully no-one has been hurt and the fire is under control but there would be gas cylinders on the premises and there is a danger they could explode.”The area could be sealed off for some time while experts continue their examination of the scene. DONEGALDAILY.COM – FIRST WITH THE NEWS© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights Reserved. No-one quoted in this story has spoken to anyone else.The copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldaily Sell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comUPDATED EXPLOSION FEARS AT WEST DONEGAL FIRE ALERT was last modified: December 7th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:alertfireFIRE SERVICEGaoth DobhairGardailast_img

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