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 pic.twitter.com/yIovjtv3UR— 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. http://jrnl.ie/4096733 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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