1. ITV Report

Clear up underway after fire at builders' yard

The scene of the fire outside Ballymena, Co Antrim. Credit: UTV

The clear up is underway following a large fire at a builders’ yard in Ballymena.

Fire crews were called to the scene at JP Corry Builders’ Merchants on Sunday evening.

The operation continued through the night and into Monday morning.

A spokesperson for the Fire Service said: “A total of six pumping appliances, an aerial appliance, the water tank and 36 firefighters were engaged in firefighting operations to the two storey building.

“Crews are utilising High Volume pumps to convey water to the fire”.

They added that there have been no reports of any injuries and said “all persons are accounted for”, while the cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Meanwhile the cause of the fire was found to be accidental.

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