Investigation begins into Arklow factory fire


Gardaí are investigating the cause of a fire at a Co Wicklow factory last night.

Two units of the fire brigade took two hours to put out the blaze in an open yard of the Qualceram factory in Arklow.

A considerable quatity of ceramic stocks was destroyed by the fire, but the company said it was too early to estimate the cost of the damage.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire and the scene has been preserved for Garda technical examination.

Nobody was injured in the fire.