A number of roads have been closed while emergency services tackle a fire at an historic building in Belfast city centre.
More than 50 personnel are involved in the incident on Donegall Street which began in the early hours of Monday
In a statement posted on Twitter, police say Donegall Street has been closed while the Fire Service deal with the blaze.
A number of diversions are in place, and motorists and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area.
The junction of Donegall Street with Royal Avenue, York Street and Academy Street is also believed to be closed.
A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said: “NIFRS have been called to reports of a fire in a building at Old Cathedral Building, Belfast at 05.37 on Monday 3 October 2022.
"Eight Fire Appliances from Belfast, a Command Support Unit from Lisburn, two Aerial Appliances, 52 Fire- fighters and 5 Officers are in attendance. The incident is ongoing.”
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