There's been a 100% increase in the number of Kildare Fire Service call-outs since the heatwave began.
Crews are battling fires in urban and rural locations across the county, not helped by the fact the ground and vegetation are bone dry.
A Dept. of Agriculture Status Red fire risk alert remains in effect.
Kildare's Chief Fire Officer, Celina Barrett, says a weeks' long fire at Moud's Bog continues to require attention.
File image: Fire at Moud's Bog, June 29th, 2018. via Kildare Fire Service.