At 19:51 on Wednesday, October 3rd, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist Wicklow Fire Service at an incident on the Great Sugar Loaf.
Mountain rescue (MR) were tasked when a group of walkers became stranded on the hill by a gorse fire. MR personnel responded to assist the walkers, while the fire service extinguished the fire. The incident was stood down at 20:14, with all of the walkers safely back at the car park. Thanks to Wicklow Fire Service for their assistance.