Midlands Emergency Services Tackling Major Fire

It broke out at a business in Athlone.

Emergency services are at the scene of a large fire in the midlands.

The blaze broke out at a premises in Athlone. 

Athlone fire services were called to the scene at around 8.30pm in Baylough.

A chipper has been gutted and there has been substantial damage done to another building. 

Crews are working to bring the blaze under control and are battling to save a pub. 

There is a  lot of black smoke from the fire.

People are asked to avoid the area. 

 

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