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Firefighters tackled blaze at three-storey property in Newry

Fire Edward Street Newry

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a property in Newry on Friday afternoon.

The three-storey house caught fire on Edward Street just before 2pm.

A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Firefighters were called to a fire in a three-storey house.

“Firefighters wore breathing apparatuses and used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

“The cause of the fire was accidental ignition.”

Two appliances from Newry Fire Station attended following a call at 1.50pm.

It took them around an hour to get the fire under control.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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