Northern Ireland

Large gorse fire near Belleek in County Fermanagh

Up to 45 firefighters are dealing with a large gorse and forest fire near Belleek in County Fermanagh.

They were called to the blaze at Tullyvogy Road, Tullyfad, just before 14:00 BST.

A spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had spread over a square mile (3 sq km) and the flames were being fanned by high winds.

Seven fire appliances are being used in the operation and the NI Forest Service is assisting firefighters.

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