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Firefighter injured following “gas explosion”

Firefighter injured following “gas explosion”

A firefighter has been injured while attending the scene of a blaze in Co Kildare this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Canal Walk, in Athy, Co Kildare at At 10.45am.

Firefighters from Co Kildare and Co Laois were tackling the blaze when a suspected gas explosion took place.

A senior source said one firefighter was injured in the incident. The emergency worker's condition is not known at this time.