Fire fighters tackle extensive gorse fire in Strabane

fire brigade NI

Fighter fighters are currently attending the scene of an extensive gorse fire in Strabane. 

It has been reported that the fire has stretched over a two mile front with six fire appliances deployed and forty-five firefighters currently attempting to bring the blaze under control.

The fire is situated the Stroanback, Dunnyboe area and people are being advised to avoid the area if possible.