A large fire has broken out at a plant in Carlow.
It broke out at Oglesby and Butler earlier this afternoon.
It's understood six units of the fire service are currently tackling to the blaze on the O'Brien Road - two from each of the stations at Carlow, Bagenalstown and Tullow.
Staff have been evacuated from the building, while there are no reports of any injuries.
Carlow Fire & Rescue Service are dealing with a 'Six pump fire' at an industrial premises in Carlow Town. Two fire units each from Carlow (CW11), Bagenalstown (CW12) & Tullow (CW13) fire stations are at the scene. 6 main appliances, 2 Water Tankers and an Hydraulic Platform IA. pic.twitter.com/fYKfMwjgb1
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Oglesby and Butler manufacture and sell gas-powered hand tools.
Gardai are urging locals to keep doors and windows closed and for motorists to avoid the area.
The O'Brien Road is currently closed, with diversions in place.