Northern Ireland

Newry fire treated as suspicious by police

Still of mobile phone footage taken of fire
Image caption This still is taken from mobile phone footage of the blaze tackled by firefighters from across NI

Police are treating as suspicious a fire described as one of the biggest in Northern Ireland for many years.

The fire at a clothes recycling plant at Cloghoge, on the outskirts of Newry, began at about 23:00 BST on Thursday.

Crews from across Northern Ireland were sent to the warehouse on the Newtown Road. The fire caused extensive damage to the building and its contents.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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