Firewood suppliers say they are dealing with unprecedented demand for fuel, with the market being driven by spiralling fears of winter fuel shortages among families and pensioners. With oil, gas, electricity and coal prices soaring, thousands of Irish householders have turned to firewood as a guaranteed heating source. But the surge in demand has led to some retailers imposing quotas on pallets of stove-ready cut hardwood logs, with prices for delivered firewood in some urban areas rising by 50pc plus. Firewood processors are struggling to cope with the unprecedented demand and some have even had to close their order books.
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