Three units of fire brigade battle south Kerry gorse fire

Gorse Fire - pic by Pop Lynch

Three units of the fire brigade are battling a gorse fire in south Kerry.

The alarm was raised around 9.30 this morning in the Caherdaniel area.

Units from Caherciveen, Sneem and Lamb’s Head are at the scene.

Meanwhile, Coillte is urging people to be vigilant as temperatures soar.

The group says the dry conditions can lead to an increased risk of forest fires.