J3728 : A Wildfire on Millstone Mountain, Newcastle

taken 11 years ago, near to Widows Row and Newcastle, Northern Ireland

A Wildfire on Millstone Mountain, Newcastle
A Wildfire on Millstone Mountain, Newcastle
This was an overnight fire on Millstone Mountain a foothill of Slieve Donard. It was attended by crews from Newcastle's NIFRS station and was brought under control by about 08.00hrs, Saturday, 30th April 2011. It was one of scores of wildfires attended by the NIFRS during the recent dry period. Later the same day a very serious fire broke out in the upper Annalong Valley area and it became necessary to bring in the PSNI helicopter to look for walkers who might have been caught by the wildfire. Fire crews from a wide area were called in to tackle the blaze.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 30 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 374 286 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.2835N 5:53.6888W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 374 313
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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