Kildare Fire Service is at the scene of a fire at a service station at Newhall, Naas. The side exterior of a shop connected to the premises caught fire.
The premises and forecourt areas were evacuated and closed immediately.
Several units of the fire brigade were called to the scene, at Toughers Service station, between Naas and Newbridge.
Emergency Times understands that an Environmental Technician and Petroleum Technician from Kildare County Council were also at the scene.
Firefighters brought the fire under control and management at the station expect the premises to re-open in the afternoon.
Source: Kildare Now