Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

13 cattle rescued after livestock lorry catches fire

13 cattle rescued after livestock lorry catches fire

Emergency services in Northern Ireland today (Wednesday, March 30) helped to bring 13 cattle to safety after a livestock lorry...

March 30, 2022

NI farmers urged to remain vigilant to wildfires

NI farmers urged to remain vigilant to wildfires

Farmers in Northern Ireland are being urged to remain vigilant to wildfires as the weather is unprecedently warm and dry...

March 25, 2022

Pics: Firefighters free 52 sheep from flood water in Armagh

Pics: Firefighters free 52 sheep from flood water in Armagh

Firefighters in Northern Ireland have successfully freed 52 sheep from rising flood water in Tynan Abbey, Tynan, Co. Armagh. According...

December 13, 2021

Safety tips for hay bales following ‘number of hayshed fires’

Safety tips for hay bales following ‘number of hayshed fires’

While the weather has changed for the worse over the past few days, the recent heat wave provided plenty of...

July 30, 2021

Lambs missing for 3 days rescued from 12m mine shaft by firefighters

Lambs missing for 3 days rescued from 12m mine shaft by firefighters

A pair of lambs which had been missing for three days were rescued by firefighters from a 12m (39ft) mine...

March 30, 2021

6,000 chickens killed in a fire in Co. Tyrone

6,000 chickens killed in a fire in Co. Tyrone

Around 6,000 chickens have been killed in an overnight fire at a farm in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. The Northern Ireland...

September 14, 2020

2,000 pigs die after blaze breaks out on Co. Down farm

2,000 pigs die after blaze breaks out on Co. Down farm

Up to 2,000 pigs are believed to have died in a large blaze that broke out on a farm last...

September 8, 2020

Recent dry weather sparks NI wildfire warning

Recent dry weather sparks NI wildfire warning

DAERA and Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) are asking farmers and the public for their help amid warnings...

April 26, 2020

Relief as rescue services save bullock from River Bann

Relief as rescue services save bullock from River Bann

A bullock has been rescued from the River Bann this afternoon by Northern Ireland’s Fire and Rescue Service. Emergency services...

October 30, 2018

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