7 June 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Gardai are investigating the cause of a fire which caused extensive damage to two unoccupied buildings at Old Cross Square in Monaghan Town on Tuesday evening. The alarm was raised shortly after 5pm and the emergency services were quicly on the scene and prevented the blaze from spreading to adjoining properties. The buildings which contained a shop and a private dwelling had been empty for a number of years. Dublin Street was cordoned off while the emergency services dealt with the situation. The fire service checked the buildings to ensure there was no-one inside and there are no reports of any injuries.

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