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Large fire reported near Béal na Bláth

August 11th, 2022 4:49 PM

By Dylan Mangan

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A LARGE fire was spotted this afternoon near Béal na Bláth.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but the flames got out of control on a farm in Mossgrove, Newcestown - just one mile away from Béal na Bláth.

Users on Twitter have shared footage of the fire, which left a large plume of smoke in the sky, visible from miles away.

The smoke could also be seen from a plane flying over the area.

And the fire was also reportedly visible from over 20km away in Halfway, near Ballinhassig.

Emergency services are on the scene of the fire.

 

 

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