Dozens of firefighters tackle gorse fire in West Donegal

Firefighters in West Donegal are trying to control a large gorse fire.

Locals have called for the Minister for Defence to deploy army helicopters and troops to help them contain the blaze at Loughanure.

The N56 is closed between Dungloe and Gaoth Dobhair.

Councillor Mícheál McGiolla Easpaig says volunteers are helping in the fight to stop the spread of the fire: