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Old Mill gutted by Fire KY1N2266.JPG

Old mill hotel in Julianstown Co Meath , Fire Broke out in one of the Down Stairs rooms and spread to the adjoining rooms, Drogheda Fire service backed up by Fire Services from Balbriggan, Dunleer, and Ashbourne and Skerries on Cover brought the blase under control and after three hours. The First Turn out appliance was from Drogheda 14 A1 followed by Balbriggan, then Drogheda Yankee 1 SACFO Lumsden,  Drogheda 14A2, Dunleer 13 A1 & 13J1,Drogheda 14J1,  Ashbourne 17A1 and 17A2 arrived after a short period followed by Meath ACFO.. The fire Gutted the majority of the building from the reception, Bar and Lounge area, Function room and spread to the kitchens and other areas. The old Main Dublin Belfast road N1 was closed for a three hour period as smoke covered the road, and was a danger for passing traffic.. Photo: Newsfile/Fran Caffrey.