Comeragh Mountains in southeast Ireland are on fire

A fire broke out up the Comeragh Mountains, County Waterford, southeast Ireland on September 1. The blaze soon spread across Treenearla Commons and at one stage, it reached at least a mile wide. Other fires in the vicinity were also reported. The person who captured this video said:"There was a lot of concern that the fire would spread throughout the forest near the base. Roads has to be closed off to stop people going up to look". Fire brigades rushed to the site and were still fighting the fire at 2.30 am.