Coillte warns of dangers of forest fires.

Coillte is warning about the dangers of forest fires in Kerry during the current dry spell. So far this year 10 fires have been reported in coillte plantations in south Kerry, damaging 15 acres. There were no fires on Coillte lands in North Kerry. In one instance the trees damaged were between 18 and 20 years old and the replacement costs could be significant.