House fire at Lakepoint

Nobody was hurt in a fire at Lakepoint in Mullingar this evening, it is understood.

The fire broke out around 5pm, and a rapid response by the Fire Service ensured that damage was limited and there were no injuries.

Fire crews from Mullingar, Castlepollard and Kilbeggan attended.

There was also a strong garda presence.

The scene was sealed off and people were evacuated from some properties in the area.