Fire Service tackle Clonmel blaze

Fire Service tackle Clonmel blaze

St Mary's church behind the billowing smoke of the fire.

A blaze in the centre of Clonmel is being attended by the fire service and gardaí this lunchtime (Wednesday).

Two units of the fire brigade are at the scene on Irishtown, Clonmel, close to St Mary’s church. The blaze occurred at the rear of properties to the right of a lane that runs along the right side of the church car park. 

Gardaí are also at the scene directing traffic. The road has not been closed and traffic is moving well.

Updates on this developing story as we get them.

Thank you to Nichola O'Dwyer for sending us this photograph of the smoke rising from the fire.

UPDATE - Gardaí await report before decision on fire investigation