Two houses have been gutted in a gorse fire in the Annagry area of west Donegal.

Ten units of the fire brigade are fighting the blaze, assisted by up to 100 local people.

Track machines are being used to dig trenches in an effort to contain the fire.

Gardaí in An Bun Beag have launched an investigation into the cause of the blaze and have asked anyone with information to come forward.