I have spoken to senior officials of Council throughout the morning , please see attached statement and please let people know.
Statement from Kildare Fire Service, Friday 7th October 2022
Up to 5 fire stations have been in attendance at varying times and Kildare Fire Service continues to have a presence at the site dealing with ongoing firefighting issues.
Due to ongoing smoke plumes visible in Athy, all persons in the affected area are advised to stay indoors with their doors and windows closed.
Anybody in the affected area and those with underlying health condition who may feel unwell as a result of the ongoing conditions are advised to seek medical assistance.