Motorists using the M50 urged to take care due to gorse fire
Gardai have issued a warning to motorists using the M50 to take care on approach to Junction 15 (Carrickmines) due to a gorse fire in the area.
The fire is affecting visibility on the M50 and also in the Kilternan area.
Dublin: M50 exercise caution approaching j15 Carrickmines due to a gorse fire at Leopardstown which is affecting visibility for road users.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) February 10, 2017
DUBLIN: A gorse fire near the M50 at J15 Kilternan is affecting visibility in the area. Drive with extreme care. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) February 10, 2017
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) February 10, 2017
The AA have also advised drivers to use caution on approach to Junction 15.
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