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Building at Ballinamore marina damaged by vehicle fire

Sep 9, 2021 15:09 By Shannonside News
Building at Ballinamore marina damaged by vehicle fire Building at Ballinamore marina damaged by vehicle fire
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The fire began in a vehicle parked near the building and had spread into the roof space when the alarm was raised

A building at Ballinamore marina sustained significant damage in a fire last night.

A member of the public alerted emergency services just after 9’o clock last night when they spotted a vehicle parked near the building on fire.

The fire had spread to the building but brigade personnel from the nearby fire station managed to bring it under control in a short time.

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Asst Chief Fire Officer Conor Lynch said the blaze had spread into some of the roof space, and members used breathing apparatus to bring it under control.

Units from Ballinamore and Mohill were involved in the operation.

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