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LATEST: Major Incident declared as firefighters battle Ballymoney blaze


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Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) has declared a Major Incident as crews continue to battle a blaze at an industrial premises, previously known as Fleming Poultry, on Ballymena Road, Ballymoney.


Group Commander David Nichol, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service said:


"Firefighters from across Northern Ireland are currently tackling a major fire at industrial premises, previously known as Fleming Poultry, Ballymena Road, Ballymoney.



“Currently over 100 firefighters, including 9 Officers, 15 pumping appliances and 10 specialist appliances are on scene dealing with the incident.



“Northern Ireland Fire Rescue Service (NIFRS) have declared this a 'Major Incident' and have put arrangements in place to maintain emergency response cover across Northern Ireland.


“NIFRS are asking local residents to remain in their homes and to keep doors and windows closed.


“The cause of fire is under investigation.”



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