WATCH: Dramatic scenes as fire services fight forest blaze in Sligo on Sunday, May 31

Rare red forest fire warning issued as temperatures climb

The red warning remains in place until lunchtime today.

Emergency services were called to the scene of a forest fire in Sligo yesterday, Sunday, May 31.

The fire broke out at  Enniscrone and units from the Mayo Fire Service and a Coillte helicopter were also called in to help tackle the blaze.

This is the third fire which broke out in Sligo yesterday in the county.

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