Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Gorse fires in Ballycastle

Date, Time: 21 April 2020, ~1pm
Location: Altarichard Road area and Islandboy Road area in Ballycastle
Details:

Updated 22 April 3.30pm – 

9 Fire Appliances & around 50 Firefighters are still dealing with the gorse fire in difficult terrain at the Altarichard Road area.  The incident at the Islandboy Road Area was dealt with by 4.39pm on 21 April.

 

We are currently dealing with two significant gorse fires in the Altarichard Road area and Islandboy Road area in Ballycastle. 12 Fire Appliances and approximately 70 Firefighters from our Northern Area Command have been deployed to deal with these incidents which are ongoing.


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