Family injured in Christmas tree fire

Three members of a Kilkenny family were injured in a house fire in Crosspatrick, Johnstown at the weekend.

Three members of a Kilkenny family were injured in a house fire in Crosspatrick, Johnstown at the weekend.

The family were in their home when the Christmas tree caught fire. They were injured attempting to extinguish the blaze.

Fire units from Urlingford attended the scene. The three individuals were hospitalised, where they were treated for smoke inhalation and minor burns.