28/10/2016

Warning Issued Over Potentially Hazardous Material Stolen From Building Site

An investigation has been launched into the theft of potentially hazardous materials from a building site in Co Louth.

Gardaí are investigating the theft of 20 insulation bales – four sheets per bale – from a building site at Strand Road, Termonfeckin, some time between 24 – 27 October this year.

Garda have warned that if these items are set alight the smoke and fumes would be toxic and have the potential to cause harm to the health of anyone coming into contact without appropriate breathing apparatus.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041-9874200, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station and would like to make the local community aware of the possible dangers if this material is burned.

(MH/LM)

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