Major industrial fire in New Ross

By Dan Walsh Several units of the fire service from Wexford and Waterford battled a major industrial fire at the Culcita furniture manufacturing storage building near Kent’s Cross, in New Ross, today. The fire was first noticed around 10.30 am when clouds of dense black smoke were seen coming from the premises and the emergencyContinue reading “Major industrial fire in New Ross”

100 patients evacuated in major Wexford Hospital fire

By Dan Walsh at Wexford General Hospital More than 100 patients from four wards, including the Intensive Care Unit, were evacuated after a major fire broke out on the second floor which is located above the main entrance to Wexford General Hospital this afternoon. Fortunately, no injuries are reported. A member of staff at theContinue reading “100 patients evacuated in major Wexford Hospital fire”

Fans evacuated at Wexford Park

By Dan Walsh Fans were evacuated onto the pitch at Chadwicks Wexford Park this evening delaying the throw-in of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Group A Round 1/Walsh Cup final after a small fire broke out in the main stand. The start to the game was delayed by 15 minutes until the Fire OfficerContinue reading “Fans evacuated at Wexford Park”

Firefighters and farmers fight Ferns fire

By Dan Walsh Upwards of 30 acres of land located at the back of Ferns GAA Park was ravaged by an outbreak of fire yesterday afternoon and took several hours to bring under control. Six fire appliances from Wexford Fire Service and tankers from Wexford and Wicklow tackled the wildfire blaze that sent plumes ofContinue reading “Firefighters and farmers fight Ferns fire”

Gorey Memorial Garden honours firefighters

By Dan Walsh A Memorial Garden in memory of deceased and retired firefighters from Co. Wexford was officially opened today in the grounds of Gorey Fire Station. Edward Rossiter, Station Officer, and members of Gorey Fire Service formed a guard of honour. Cllr Joe Sullivan planted a tree, Canon Mark Hayden recited prayers and theContinue reading “Gorey Memorial Garden honours firefighters”

Major blaze in Wexford town

Five units of Wexford Fire Service were called to South Main Street, Wexford, after smoke was noticed bellowing from buildings close to a car park near The Foggy Dew Bar and Guesthouse. The blaze was noticed around 9 am and residents were evacuated from the area. No injuries are reported. The street will remain closedContinue reading “Major blaze in Wexford town”