Gorse fire being tackled in hills above Kilkeel

Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

On Friday night firefighters were battling a large gorse fire in hills above Kilkeel in Co Down.

There are no reports of anyone having been injured and a spokeswoman for the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze is not posing a threat any homes or other property in the area.

It is understood two appliances have been involved in trying to bring the fire at Glenloughan Road under control.