Donegal County Council appeal for vigilance in prevention of fires

first_img WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – April 13, 2013 WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Previous articleTwo men arrested after security alert in DerryNext articleFirst League defeat for Harps. News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Donegal County Council are appealing to land owners and members of the public to continue to be vigilant and to continue to take all necessary measures to prevent gorse, heather, forestry and similar fires.Land owners and members of the public are urged to report any uncontrolled or unattended fires immediately to the Fire Services by phoning 999 or 112.There has been 163 wildfire incidents in Donegal since the 28th March.The Council are warning that wildfires can spread rapidly and get out of control causing unnecessary damage putting houses, property and possibly life at risk.Donegal County Council are also reminding landowners and members of the public that under the Wildlife Act 1976 and the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 it is an offence to cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy any vegetation growing on any land not cultivated between 1st day of March and 31st day of August in any year.The Council is also urging people not to engage in activities that could contribute to wildfires. News Facebook Donegal County Council appeal for vigilance in prevention of firescenter_img Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

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