Fermanagh factory fire brought under control – archyde

A major fire in a factory near Enniskillen in County Fermanagh has been brought under control, said the Northern Irish fire department.

60 members of the Northern Irish fire and rescue service are involved in fighting the major fire in a factory on Tattygare Road in Lisbellaw.

It is believed that the fire started shortly before 2 p.m.

Crews were dispatched from all over Fermanagh, Tyrone and Armagh to deal with the substantial fire.

A large cloud of smoke can be seen at the site of the fire, the extinguishing work is still ongoing.

Brian Coombes, Group Commander of the Northern Irish Fire and Rescue Service, said: “We were faced with a major fire in a commercial building with significant smoke coming from the building.”

Eight fire engines are in use, as well as two aircraft and a large-volume water pump.

“The fire is under control now. However, we expect significant resources to remain on site due to the size of the building, ”Coombes said.

Residents are asked to avoid the crime scene and to keep doors and windows closed.


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