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Emergency services tackling lorry blaze in Lurgan as road blocked to traffic

Lorry fire
Photo: Avenue Road Residents Committee ARC

A lorry has caught fire on a main road in Lurgan.

Traffic is currently unable to pass in either direction on the Gilford Road.

Emergency services have been called to the scene of the blaze, which started around 8.30am.

It is understood the lorry is carrying a trailer load of straw.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the road this morning (Thursday).

There are no further details at present.

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