Northern Ireland

Portadown, County Armagh: Major fire at industrial unit now out

Image caption Twenty-three firefighters at the scene battled the blaze

A major fire at an industrial unit on the Drumnacanvy Road in Portadown, County Armagh has been put out.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service had advised nearby residents to close windows and doors.

Image caption The fire was said to be major, with five fire engines in attendance at its peak

It said the call was received at 11:51 BST and there were five fire engines and 23 firefighters in attendance.

The fire service said "everything from diggers to wood" was on fire at the unit.

Image caption The fire is at a unit on the Drumnacanvy Road in Portadown

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