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The scene of the fire this evening Kevin Butler

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE attending the scene of a large fire on Tierney Street in Ardee, Co Louth.

Gardaí confirmed they were at the scene and that the incident is ongoing. An image from the scene shows flames and a large plume of black smoke coming from Finlay’s coffin and casket makers.

There have been no reports of injuries in the fire.

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