Large fire of 'hazardous materials' brought under control in early hours

A large fire was brought under control at Gransha Park, County Londonderry in the early hours of Monday.

By Gemma Murray
Monday, 9th May 2022, 8:26 am

About 35 firefighters tackled the blaze at a derelict hospital building.

At the time the PSNI advised residents to keep doors and windows closed while they deal with the blaze.

The fire was reported at about 7.30pm.

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Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service group commander Alastair McConville said operations were "hampered" by hazardous materials onsite.

Four fire engines were at the scene along with an aerial appliance, a water tanker and a command support unit.

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