Fire guts furniture warehouse in Carlow


A major fire has gutted a furniture warehouse and showroom in Co Carlow. The blaze was reported at around 4.30 a.m. this morning on Regents Street in Bagenalstown.

The premises is understood to have been "extensively damaged". A fireman, who was injured while tackling the blaze, was brought to Kilkenny Regional Hospital. His condition is not thought to be serious.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances behind the fire.