Firefighters spat at and abused at scene of fire

Date Published : April 28th, 2020    Published By : admin

Disgraceful and disgusting behavior occurred by a number of youths when they spat at and abused firefighters dealing with an outdoor fire.

The despicable anti-social act happened on Monday when firefighters from CLonmel, Co. Tipperary were attending the scene of a rubbish fire in the area.

Some of the firefighters were spat.

Carol Kennedy, ACFO at Tipperary Fire & Rescue Service said "I don't think I need to explain the severity of spitting at someone in the current COVID-19 pandemic. In general, this doesn't happen to us, but we're asking people to show a little respect for all the emergency services."

Pic: Tipperary Fire & Rescue

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