Carlow firefighters rescue pets from burning apartment

Date Published : February 7th, 2020    Published By : admin

'Everyone was out and all we could hear were the dogs barking inside, they were trapped, and then, all we could see was to firemen with masks on, coming from the black smoke with the dogs in their arms." - An eyewitness describes her fears as firefighters return to a burning apartment and rescue two dogs.

A blaze ripped through an apartment in Carlow town in the early hours of this morning. Occupants in the upper level apartment had escaped while those in other apartments were evacuated.

The fire occurred at Academy Court, Montgomery Street in Carlow town.

A number of fire appliances and firefighters from Carlow Town and outside stations attended the scene.

[caption id="attachment_6590" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Apartment fire, Carlow town this morning. Photo: Emergency Times[/caption]

An eyewitness could be heard telling a neighbor this morning 'Everyone was out and all we could hear were the dogs barking inside, they were trapped, and then, all we could see was to firemen with masks on, coming from the black smoke with the dogs in their arms."

The apartment is blocked-off. Nobody was injured in the incident.

[caption id="attachment_6591" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Apartment fire, Carlow Town. Photo: Emergency Times[/caption]

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