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16,000 birds killed in Fermanagh farm fire

16,000 birds killed in Fermanagh farm fire

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze which killed 16,000 birds on a poultry farm in Co. Fermanagh today...

October 10, 2021

3-hour operation to save stuck bullock from slurry tank

3-hour operation to save stuck bullock from slurry tank

Five crews of firefighters spent a gruelling three and a half hours trying to free a stuck bullock from a...

April 14, 2021

50 firefighters attend farm shed blaze in Antrim

50 firefighters attend farm shed blaze in Antrim

Approximately 50 fire brigade personnel attended a large blaze which broke out in a number of farm sheds last night,...

January 20, 2020

Slurry warning issued after Fermanagh farmer loses consciousness

Slurry warning issued after Fermanagh farmer loses consciousness

Emergency services have warned farmers to take care when mixing slurry after a man in his 70s had to be...

June 6, 2019

40 cattle freed from overturned lorry in Northern Ireland

40 cattle freed from overturned lorry in Northern Ireland

Firefighters in Northern Ireland freed a total of 40 cattle from an overturned lorry in Co. Fermanagh this morning. The...

January 11, 2019

Man dies in Co. Antrim farmhouse fire

Man dies in Co. Antrim farmhouse fire

A man in his 50s has died in a farmhouse fire in Toomebridge, Co. Antrim last night (November 14, 2018). Five firefighters...

November 15, 2018

Police hunting for arsonists after fires break out at Greenmount

Police hunting for arsonists after fires break out at Greenmount

Police in Antrim are appealing for information following two suspected arson incidents at Greenmount Campus last night (Wednesday, May 30,...

May 31, 2018

Majority of NI’s 2,200 gorse fires ‘started deliberately’

Majority of NI’s 2,200 gorse fires ‘started deliberately’

A public consultation has been launched into reducing the threat of wildfires in the countryside as firefighters warn the majority...

February 22, 2018

Tractors, farm equipment and straw damaged in recent shed fires

Tractors, farm equipment and straw damaged in recent shed fires

Tractors and farm equipment were damaged in a recent shed fire, while around 60 4X4 round bales of straw were...

January 2, 2018

Pic: Contractor’s loading shovel goes up in flames

Pic: Contractor’s loading shovel goes up in flames

Firefighters were called to an incident yesterday, May 24, in a town in Northern Ireland after a contractor’s loading shovel...

May 25, 2017

Firefighters rescue sheep caught between a rock and a hard place

Firefighters rescue sheep caught between a rock and a hard place

A number of firefighters were needed to rescue a sheep that was stuck between rocks in Northern Ireland recently. Firefighters...

May 19, 2017

Video: Firefighters use unorthodox measures to rescue trapped lamb

Video: Firefighters use unorthodox measures to rescue trapped lamb

Firefighters in Northern Ireland had to employ a number of unorthodox measures to rescue a lamb that was trapped underground....

February 17, 2017