Fire brought under control at furniture factory in Tipperary

Gardaí say the alarm was raised at 6.50pm yesterday

Fire  brought under control at furniture factory in Tipperary

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A major fire on the outskirts of Nenagh in Tipperary has been brought under control.

Eleven units of the Tipperary fire service worked through the night to tackle the fire at a furniture factory.

The alarm was raised just before 7.00pm Sunday evening.

Units from across north Tipperary are still at the scene at TIPPO International Ltd.

The blaze broke out at around 6.50pm Sunday, and emergency services rushed to the scene on the main Thurles Road.

Fire services from Nenagh, Cloughjordan, Borrisokane, Roscrea and Thurles attended the fire.

The R498 road is closed from Ballinamona Cross and diversions are in place.

The fire was discovered by the owners of the factory, who live next door. Reports say the entire factory has been destroyed.

There are no reports of any injuries.

TIPPO International Ltd is a supplier of PVC doors and windows, kitchens, and wardrobes.