Fire crews deal with grain silo blaze

The Ni Fire Brigade have dealt with an early morning fire at a grain storage silo in Belfast's Harbour Estate.

Fire crews were called to the blaze which broke out in the upper levels of the grain silo at Pollock Dock at around 4am this morning.

A spokesperson for the Fire Brigade said that the fire had been a difficult one to deal with as it had been on the top floor of the silo building.

At the height of the operation 50 fire crew and 13 appliances attended the scene.

The fire is reported to be largely out, but there is concern that it may not be fully extinguished.

The cause of the blaze is being investigated.


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