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Watch: Sheds gutted and animals pulled from farm blaze in south Armagh

Bessbrook farm fire

Emergency services are currently dealing with a large fire at a farm near Bessbrook this afternoon (Wednesday).

The blaze broke out at an address on the Derrywilligan Road in Mullaghglass shortly after 1pm.

Two fire appliances from Newry Fire Station and one each from Newcastle, Newtownhamilton, Rathfriland and Armagh Fire Stations are at the scene.

Two sheds have been gutted in the blaze.

Eye-witnesses said a number of animals have been carried away from the sheds.

The situation is currently ongoing.

There are no further details at this stage.

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