Four Buildings Destroyed By Fire In Athlone

No one was injured in the incident.

Four buildings have been gutted by a fire in Athlone.

Fianna Fail Councillor Aengus O Rourke says it was a devastating scene in Baylough last night. 

The fire services were called to the scene at around 8.30pm.

No one was injured in the incident.

Local residents were looking on in utter disbelief as fire crews battled the blaze. 

Cllr. O Rourke says emergency services were working flat out in difficult circumstances:

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