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WATCH: Massive blaze erupts at house in Portlaoise

A blaze at a house in Portlaoise
A blaze at a house in Portlaoise

Units of the Laois County Fire and Rescue service are currently battling a blaze at a house in Portlaoise.

A house at Laurel Drive, Esker Hills, in Portlaoise burst into flames a short time ago.

Local sources say that the house was empty at the time but the cause of the fire is not known at this time.

There are no reports of injuries.

The fire was attended to by the Portlaoise and Stradbally units of Laois County Fire and Rescue and by local gardai.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.