Northern Ireland

Omagh recycling plant: Fifty firefighters at blaze

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Image caption The started at about 04:15 GMT on Monday at the RecyCo waste processing plant in Omagh

More than 50 firefighters are dealing with a fire at an industrial recycling plant in Omagh, County Tyrone.

The blaze at the RecyCo waste processing plant on Barony Road, Mountfield, broke out at about 04:15 GMT on Monday.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has asked members of the public to avoid the area and keep roads clear for emergency services.

A spokesman said crews had the fire under control.

He said fightfighters had prevented the fire from spreading throughout the plant and crews were expected to remain at the site until lunchtime.