Author Topic: Major fire in scrap metal plant in Athlone, Co. Westmeath - Ireland  (Read 1101 times)

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Westmeath Fire & Rescue Service were dispatched to the Hammond Lane scrap metal plant in Athlone on Monday afternoon to what turned out to be a major fire on the site.

Approx 300 to 400 scrapped cars were involved and Firefighters were on scene until it was brought under control some 11hrs later just before 06:00am Tuesday morning.

Some of the units on scene were Alpha’s 2 & 3 from Athlone Station & Alpha 1 from Ferbane Station, Co. Offaly.
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