A Kildare Fire Service officer at the scene of the fire / PHOTO: CELBRIDGE INFORMATION ON FACEBOOK
Kildare Fire Service was called to an incident last week in which a tree on the grounds of Castletown House in Celbridge was set on fire.
A walker in the area noticed heavy smoke coming off an old tree in the field on Wednesday evening and alerted emergency services.
The walker said: "I was shocked to see the damage.
"Thankfully other walkers came over trying to extinguish the embers who were spreading very quickly.
"We decided to call for the fire-brigade."
Photos posted to Facebook showed that at least one burning branch had fallen to the ground.
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