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Firefighters tackle huge blaze at county Armagh industrial unit

Firefighters are currently tackling a large blaze at an industrial unit in Portadown.

The fire broke out on the Drumnacanvy Road, Knocknamuckly earlier this morning.

A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said: “Firefighters are currently attending a major fire involving a large industrial unit on the Drumnacanvy Road, Knocknamuckly, Portadown.

“Residents in the area are being asked to close all windows and doors as a precautionary measure at this time.

“The call was received at 11.51am today (24 October 2016) and there are currently 5 Fire Appliances and 23 Firefighters in attendance.

“The Drumnacanvy Road is currently closed and the incident is ongoing.”

*Main photo by Barbara McCann

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