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Fire Service attend 113 Halloween incidents

Published 01/11/2015

The number of call outs was slightly up on last year as crews attended 113 incidents last night.
The number of call outs was slightly up on last year as crews attended 113 incidents last night.

Fire Service call outs were slightly up on last year as crews attended 113 incidents on Halloween night.

In a statement the Fire and Rescue Service said 36% of reported incidents were in the Southern Command Area which covers most of Counties Down and Armagh.

The majority of call outs involved rubbish, bonfires and a number of calls where tyres had been set alight.

Among the incidents, 25 were bonfire related with fire crews only required to take action on seven occasions.

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