Fire near Knock airport under control

Saturday 04 January 2014 21.27
Fire near Knock airport under control

A fire at an industrial unit in a business park, close to Ireland West Airport in Knock, Co Mayo has been brought under control.

The building has been extensively damaged but there are no reports of any injuries. Fire service personnel were alerted to the blaze at the detached unit, just after 6.30pm. 

All scheduled arrivals and departures to the nearby airport had been completed by the time the fire broke out. 

Fire fighters have been dispatched from Swinford, Charlestown and Ballaghaderreen. 

It is understood the factory where the blaze broke out is located on the Old Airport road. The premises is no longer occupied.