Home destroyed in Christmas Eve blaze

Gardai are urging people to be extra vigilant over the busy festive season after a number of homes across the county, including two homes in Co Leitrim were damaged by fire over the Christmas break.

Gardai are urging people to be extra vigilant over the busy festive season after a number of homes across the county, including two homes in Co Leitrim were damaged by fire over the Christmas break.

A family home was completely gutted at Kiltoghert, just outside Carrick-on-Shannon on Christmas Eve. Neighbours noticed the blaze at around 8pm and contacted fire services. Three fire units attended the blaze but were unable to save the home.

To read the full story see this week’s Leitrim Observer.