Kerry – Flood Relief Activity

8 February 2016

Sunday 7th February

Civil Defence called out at 3:15pm on Sunday 7th February for sandbagging at 5 houses in Gurrane East Killorglin who were at risk of potential flooding. The AFS Unit was contacted and a crew was activated to report to Civil Defence HQ for a briefing.

Duties – 200 Sandbags deployed for residents.

Vehicles – Canter truck manned by 4 members of the Unit

The unit was stood down at 6pm.

Monday 8th February

Civil Defence was deployed at 9.30 am on Monday morning 8th February. The Unit

Duties – 200 sandbags deployed to houses in Knockmoyle Estate, Tralee and a further 200   sandbags deployed to homes in Killorglin and Ballyduff.

Vehicles – Canter Truck