High temperatures and drought conditions cause ‘extreme fire risk’

first_imgNew parklet changes Catherine Street dining experience Linkedin The Fire Service has already been called out on a number of Occasions over the last few days and your cooperation would be appreciated to protect the Environment and Public Health.”Read the full notice here. Whiff of trouble lingers over gasworks RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSEnvironmentLimerick City and County Councilweather Twitter Limerick centre needed to tackle environmental issues Facebook Call to extend Patrickswell public sewer line WhatsApp NewsEnvironmentHigh temperatures and drought conditions cause ‘extreme fire risk’By Staff Reporter – June 29, 2018 1507 Print Email O’Donnell Welcomes Major Enhancement Works for Castletroy Neighbourhood Park Limerick’s O’Connell Street Revitalisation Works to go ahead THE Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) have issued a ‘condition red’ extreme fire risk “arising from current prolonged high-pressure weather patterns, high temperatures and effective drought conditions”.In a notice issued earlier today, the DAFM advised people to avoid all outdoor use of “fires, barbeques, and other open ignition sources” in forest lands and other high-risk areas until further notice.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Limerick City and County Council issued the following statement:“Due to the ongoing Hot and Dry weather there is an extreme risk of fire. Limerick City and County Council are not permitting any burning of Agricultural Vegetation and that the General Public should be particularly vigilant with Cigarette butts and Barbecues or any other potential fire source during these exceptional weather conditions. Previous articleHigh skilled jobs at KEMPNext articleLimerick Golf Notes Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisementlast_img read more

One injured in Ripley County crash

first_imgRipley County, In. — A two-vehicle accident injured a Holton man on August 29.A report from the sheriff’s department says a car driven by Michael Prince, 33, of Holton, was westbound on U.S. 50 near Old Michigan Road when another car driven by Amy Hobbs, 30, of Versailles entered the intersection from Old Michigan Road. Prince was unable to avoid a collision and struck Hobbs.Hobbs was not injured. Prince was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.A witness told police he saw Hobbs roll through the intersection without stopping. The accident remains under investigation.last_img read more

Pioneers of OKK Spars Will Participate at ‘Orlando Kids Cup’ in Zagreb

first_imgThe pioneer selection of the youth basketball club Spars from Zagreb will participate at the ‘Orlando Kids Cup’ in Zagreb on 27 and 28 December.At one of the biggest and highest quality tournaments for this age group in Europe, the Spars will play in group D together with teams from Cibona, Union Olimpija and Kastava, announced OKK Spars.The Sarajevo basketball players will play the first game on 27 December at 16:45 against Kastava. In the second game on the same day at 21:45, they will play against Cibona, and the last game of the group will take place on 28 December at 15:15 against Union Olimpija.(Source: Fena)last_img read more