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Watch: Car goes up in flames yards from Armagh homes in small city cul-de-sac

Car fire Armagh

This is the moment a car went up in flames close to residential properties in a small Armagh city cul-de-sac early on Thursday morning.

Firefighters rushed to the scene at Lisanally Lane, just off Railway Street, shortly before 8am.

One crew from Armagh fire station attended the incident and had it under control by 8.30am.

A NI Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson told Armagh I: “Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a single hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

“The cause of the fire is under investigation and the incident was dealt with by 8.30am.”

There were no reports of any injuries.

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has praised the swift action of the Fire and Rescue Service in dealing with the fire.

The Newry/Armagh MLA said: “I would like to praise the crew who attended the incident and quickly brought it under control.

“Thankfully there are no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire is being investigated.”

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