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

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

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.