Man arrested in connection with Donegal gorse fire


“Damage was caused to a tractor and various other items on the properties.”

Man arrested in connection with Donegal gorse fire

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  • 11 mths ago

“Damage was caused to a tractor and various other items on the properties.”

A man was arrested yesterday (Thursday, May 5th) by Gardaí investigating an outbreak of gorse fire in Co. Donegal on Good Friday (April 19th).

He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Milford Garda Station; he has since been released without charge, according to Garda spokesperson.

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The investigation commenced following an outbreak of gorse fire in west Donegal, on April 19th between the hours of 1 pm and 10.30pm.

“Considerable damage was caused to a house in the Drumnacart and Annagry area, damage was caused to a tractor and various other items on the properties.”

No injuries were reported, the Garda spokesperson outlined.

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