Fire at Neiphin Trading site, Kerdiffstown, County Kildare, Waste License W0047-02

Date released: Sep 06 2010

The EPA was informed yesterday evening, 5th September 2010, via our emergency line of a serious fire ongoing at the Neiphin Trading site at Kerdiffstown, County Kildare.
The fire services are in attendance and an EPA inspector was on the scene at 10.30pm 5th September and again this morning (6th September).
The fire occurred in the waste processing area and involved an outdoor stockpile of mattresses and textiles. The fire services have contained the fire and it is expected to be extinguished today (6th September).
Local residents who experience smoke impact have been advised by the fire service to remain indoors with windows and external doors closed.
Gardai are investigating the cause of the fire.