Irish Fire Crews Battle Forest Fire Near Dublin

Firefighters have been working to contain a fire that broke out in Crone Woods, a national forest about 15 miles south of Dublin, Ireland, since the early hours of Tuesday, July 19, according to the Wicklow Fire Service.

This footage shows a fire burning during the night, smoke from the fire as the sun rises in the background, and a helicopter flying near the fire.

The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine issued an Orange Forest Fire Warning until Wednesday, July 20, due to weather patterns leading to high fire risk. According to local news, Ireland recorded a high of 33.1 degrees Celsius (91 Fahrenheit), its highest temperature in 135 years on Monday, July 18. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful

Video transcript

- The winds have picked up, and the fire has got worse again.

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