20/11/2017

Mallusk Firm To Remain Open Despite Fire

A Mallusk firm is to remain open following a large fire on Sunday, 19 November.

ISL Waste Management confirmed it remains operational and collections will occur as normal.

The Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) confirmed the fire has been brought "under control".

Emergency crews are still at the scene and are expected to remain there for the rest of today.

People in the area are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed.
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Managing Director Barry Donaghy said: "Our main processing plant will be fully operational today once the smoke has cleared but I can reassure all our customers we will be making our routine collections as normal."

(CD/MH)

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