20/10/2021

Fire At Antrim Industrial Estate To Be Investigated

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire at an industrial estate in Antrim.

Emergency services responded to reports of a fire at the Rathenraw Industrial Estate at about 8.35pm on Tuesday, 19 October.

According to reports, a lorry at the estate was found to be on fire, spreading to another vehicle said to have contained plastic, before spreading to approximately 30 other trailers.
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At the height of the fire, six appliances from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) and 38 firefighters were at the scene.

Work is now underway to establish the cause of the fire.

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