Family stage escape as car engulfed in flames in Dublin Mountains heather

first_img 48,061 Views 28 Comments Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share139 Tweet Email1 ICYMI: This is the moment a @TV3Ireland cameraman came to the rescue of a family who got into difficulty after a suspected heather fire broke out in the Dublin Mountains. Emergency services have been dealing with gorse fires nationwide. @fergalobrientv3 reports #Heatwave— Virgin Media News (@VirginMediaNews) June 27, 2018 A FAMILY’S CAR caught fire after it went off-road in the Dublin Mountains and got caught in a heather fire yesterday.A TV3 cameraman came to the rescue of the family who got into difficulty. In a video shared by the broadcaster (click here to see it), the cameraman is seen putting his equipment down and being handed a child. He then puts the child in a silver car close to the camera.Dublin Fire Brigade shared a picture of the burned-out car after the fire was put out:“Unfortunately a car was destroyed in today’s gorse fire [in the] Dublin Mountains after a change in wind direction ruined visibility on the road,” it said on Twitter. Source: Dublin Fire BrigadeGorse fires are widespread at this time of year, due to dry vegetation and things like cigarette butts being thrown aside by walkers. Family stage escape as car engulfed in flames in Dublin Mountains heather fire A TV3 cameraman came to their aid as they emerged from thick smoke. By Gráinne Ní Aodha Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 1:08 PM Jun 28th 2018, 1:08 PM Short URL Source: 3News/Twitterlast_img

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