Dundalk Fire Service dealing with a large house fire in Saltown

Dundalk Fire Service are currently dealing with a large house fire in the Saltown estate, off the Bellewsbridge Road.

The blaze can be seen from several miles away with firefighters tackling it since shortly after 6pm.

It is understood the property in question has been unoccupied for some time.

People are advised to please avoid the area if at all possible.