Three storey building blaze being tackled by fire fighters| motorists asked to seek alternative route | buses diverted from area

Motorists are being asked to be aware that the Lisburn Road is CLOSED between Windsor Park and Adelaide Park in both directions due to an ongoing Fire.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 5:05 pm

A spokesman from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters are currently dealing with a fire involving a three storey building on the Lisburn Road Belfast.

Six fire Appliances are in attendance.

The call was received at 2.22pm this afternoon. The incident is ongoing. More info to follow.

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A PSNI spokesman said the Lisburn Road in South Belfast is currently closed between its junctions with Surrey Street and Windsor Road due to a fire.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.

A later post from Translink Metro says: “#MET #Update Due to a fire on the Lisburn Road, Metro 9 services are diverted via Eglantine Avenue, Malone Road and Balmoral Avenue - both directions & until further notice”.

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Police have closed a section of Lisburn Road while firefighters tackle a large fire at a three-storey building. The South Belfast road has been closed between Windsor Road and Ethel Street

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Police have closed a section of Lisburn Road while firefighters tackle a large fire at a three-storey building
The Fire Service attended the incident