Full Garda investigation launched into devastating gorse fires

A full Garda investigation is underway into the cause of yesterday’s gorse fires in West Donegal.

The fires resulted in widespread devastation, including damage to two homes, a number of vehicles and a vast amount of land.

Gardai in Milford are appealing to anyone who was in the Loughanure or Meenmara area in the early hours of yesterday morning and who may have witnesses any suspicious activity to contact them.

Garda Charlene Anderson says they are keen to get to the bottom of what happened: