Date Published : August 25th, 2014 Published By : adminInvestigations are continuing by Gardai and Sligo Fire Service after a fire at a premises at Union Place, in Sligo town this morning in which a large storage units containing Irish Water meters were destroyed.
Several units of Sligo Fire Service were alerted to the blaze shortly after 6am, following reports of a fire at the rear of a hostel.
It is understood GMC Sierra contractors were storing water meters in the units. It is feared the incident may be linked to arson, and as a result of escalating water meter protests in the area.
Nobody was injured in the blaze.
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