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Mayo's chief fire officer has issued a warning to householders to protect themselves from the potentially devastating effects of carbon monoxide in their homes.
Alan Chanter and his colleagues at Galway Fire Station presented a cheque for €14,240 to PJ Kavanagh, the treasurer of Cystic Fibrosis Galway, the proceeds from the sale of a charity calendar.
Just 24 hours after Westmeath’s chief fire officer outlined a plan to streamline fire services in the county, councillors hit out, fearing job losses and a risk to health and safety.
As part of a national plan to consolidate fire services from 30 to 21 units, the brigades of Mullingar, Athlone, and Longford are to amalgamate by 2015, it was revealed this week.
The fire service in Mayo have been dealing with a number of gorse fires over the past two weeks, with every unit battling the fires at different stages according to chief fire officer for Mayo County Council, Seamus Murphy.
Fine Gael councillor Pádraig Conneely should be made apologise for his “unseemly and disruptive behaviour” which led to the abandonment of Monday’s city council meeting.
Gardai in Kilkenny have issued a warning to young people not to buy or play with fireworks in the run up to Halloween.
----With just a few weeks to go before the closing date, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is reminding people nationwide to get their entries in for the 2011 Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards. The awards recognise the extraordinary and often un-sung contributions of people across Ireland to make roads safer. The closing date for entries is Friday September 16 and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Farmleigh House on Wednesday October 12. Information on the categories and how to nominate a ‘Leading Light’, as well as entry forms, are available at www.rsa.ie/leadinglights.
Part time fire fighters must always be in a position to respond quickly to emergencies in cases where full time staff are already out on call, but this ability is currently under threat.
Mullingar Fire Service held a charity car wash in Tesco’s carpark at the weekend in order to raise funds for Natasha Dyer.