Major gorse fire threatens homes in West Donegal

Dozens of firefighters are understood to be on the scene of a major gorse fire in West Donegal.

The blaze is spread over a large area and fire brigade units from all over the county are assisting in tackling the flames.

It's reported that up to 2 houses in the area of Annagry have been burnt by the fire, and that efforts are underway to save several more.

Local Councillor Micheal Cholm McGiolla Easbuig is at the scene and says scores of people are assisting in tackling the blaze: