Businesses Damaged By Blaze In Portstewart

An investigation has launched after a number of businesses were damaged by a blaze in The Diamond in Portstewart.

The alarm was raised at 5am on Monday, however fire crews were called back at around 9.30am.
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A chip shop, coffee shop and hairdressers were damaged as a result.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

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