Police appeal after Fermanagh forest fire

POLICE are appealing for information following a fire in a Fermanagh forest. At approximately 4pm on Monday 20 June, the PSNI were alerted to a fire damage caused in Jenkin’s forest in Cooneen, Brookeborough. A spokesperson for the police urged people to come forward. “If anyone has seen anyone acting suspicious in the area please […]

Man dies following Newtownbutler house fire

A MAN (74) has died following a house fire which took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning.  A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service Spokesperson told the Herald:    “The thoughts and sympathies of Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) are with the family and friends of a man who died following […]

Hundreds of pigs saved in Irvinestown farm fire

FIREFIGHTERS have been commended for bringing a fire on a farm near Irvinestown under control. Alongside swift action from those on the property hundreds of pigs were saved. Nine appliances attended the incident, two from Strabane fire station and one each from Enniskillen, Irvinestown, Omagh, Dromore, Fintona, Clogher and Belleek fire stations. A spokesman for […]

BREAKING: Firefighters called to Erne Egg Plant

Firefighters from a number of stations in Fermanagh are fighting a serious blaze at the headquarters of Erne Eggs on the outskirts of Lisnaskea this morning.  They arrived to a scene of billowing black smoke from one of the units on the Moorlough Road. 


Wild fire fears as dry weather set to continue

THE FINE weather may have been keeping everyone in good spirits, a warning has been issued that the current dry sunny spell has significantly increased the risk of wildfires locally.  Two weeks ago people wild fires spread across several local mountains, hills and gorse here in the county, while in neighbouring Tyrone communities have been […]

Large fire on mountain outside Tempo

  The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a large fire outside Tempo.  It is understood that fire appliances from Clogher attended the scene but were unable to gain access to the fire due to the location. The area, known as Murley or Clabby Mountain is outside Tempo, heading towards […]